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tricycle

noun [C]  /ˈtrɑɪ·sɪ·kəl, -ˌsɪk·əl/ us  
a vehicle with two wheels at the back and one in front, having a seat for a rider whose feet push pedals around in circles to make the wheels turn: Our three-year-old loves her red tricycle.
Translations of “tricycle”
in Spanish triciclo…
in French tricycle…
in German das Dreirad…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指兒童騎的)三輪腳踏車…
in Russian трехколесный велосипед…
in Turkish üç tekerlekli bisiklet…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指儿童骑的)三轮脚踏车…
in Polish rower trójkołowy…
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