triathlete

[ trahy-ath-leet ]
/ traɪˈæθ lit /
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noun

a competitor in a triathlon.

Origin of triathlete

1980–85; blend of triathlon and athlete
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Word Origin and History for triathlete

triathlete


n.

by 1983; see triathlon + athlete.

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