Meaning of velocipede


Pronunciation: (vu-los'u-pēd"), [key]
— n.
  1. a vehicle, usually having two or three wheels, that is propelled by the rider.
  2. an early kind of bicycle or tricycle.
  3. a light, three-wheeled, pedal-driven vehicle for railway inspection, used for carrying one person on a railroad track.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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