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tricycle

noun [C] uk   /ˈtraɪ.sɪ.kl̩/ ( also trike) us  
a cycle with two wheels at the back and one at the front, used especially by young children
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…
(Definition of tricycle from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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