Definition of rickshaw noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

rickshaw

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noun
BrE BrE//ˈrɪkʃɔː//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrɪkʃɔː//
 
Types of vehicle
 
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a small light vehicle with two wheels used in some Asian countries to carry passengers. The rickshaw is pulled by somebody walking or riding a bicycle. See related entries: Types of vehicle Word Origin late 19th cent.: abbreviation of jinricksha ‘rickshaw’ Japanese, from jin ‘man’ + riki ‘strength’ + sha ‘vehicle’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: rickshaw

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