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unicycle

[ yoo-nuh-sahy-kuhl ]
/ 藞yu n蓹藢sa瑟 k蓹l /
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noun
a vehicle with one wheel, especially a pedal-driven device kept upright and steered by body balance, commonly used by acrobats and other performers.
verb (used without object), u路ni路cy路cled, u路ni路cy路cling.
to ride a unicycle.
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Origin of unicycle

An Americanism dating back to 1865鈥70; uni- + cycle

OTHER WORDS FROM unicycle

u路ni路cy路clist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for unicycle

unicycle
/ (藞ju藧n瑟藢sa瑟kl) /

noun
a one-wheeled vehicle driven by pedals, esp one used in a circus, etcAlso called: monocycle

Derived forms of unicycle

unicyclist, noun

Word Origin for unicycle

from uni- + cycle, on the model of tricycle
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