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pedicab

[ ped-i-kab ]
/ ˈpɛd ɪˌkæb /
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noun
a small, three-wheeled public conveyance that a driver operates by pedals; a cycle rickshaw.
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Origin of pedicab

First recorded in 1945–50; pedi- + cab1
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How to use pedicab in a sentence

  • None looked jumpy to me; in fact the pedicab cyclists beside our carriage looked more winded and annoyed.

  • Lester got smooched when they saw the girls off in a pedicab.

    Makers|Cory Doctorow

British Dictionary definitions for pedicab

pedicab
/ (ˈpɛdɪˌkæb) /

noun
a pedal-operated tricycle, available for hire, with an attached seat for one or two passengers
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