noun (plural cyclos) Etymology: French, bicycle, moped, from cyclo- (as in cyclomoteur moped), from cycle 2- or 3-wheeled vehicle Date: 1964 a 3-wheeled often motor-driven taxi

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  • cyclo- — cycle ♦ Éléments, du gr. kuklos « cercle » : bicycle, hémicycle, motocycle, cyclotourisme. cyclo élément, de cycle. cyclo élément, du gr. kuklos, cercle . I. ⇒CYCL(O) 1, (CYCL , CYCLO )préf. Élément préf. tiré du gr …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Cyclo — may refer to: Cycle rickshaw Cyclo (film), a 1995 Vietnamese film Cyclo (album), a 2001 album by Ryoji Ikeda and Carsten Nicolai A chemical compound with a cyclic structure such as a cycloalkane Cyclo cross bicycle Cyclo Industries This… …   Wikipedia

  • Cyclo- — Cy clo (s? kl? ). [Gr. ky klos circle, wheel.] A combining form meaning circular, of a circle or wheel. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cyclo- — before a vowel, cycl , element meaning circle, ring, rotation, from Latinized form of Gk. kyklo , comb. form of kyklos circle, wheel, ring (see CYCLE (Cf. cycle) (n.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • cyclo — [sē′klō, sī′klō] n. pl. cyclos a three wheeled passenger vehicle, as of SE Asia, which may be pedaled like a bicycle or be motorized …   English World dictionary

  • cyclo- — [sī′klō, sī′klə; sik′lō, sik′lə] [< Gr kyklos, a circle: see WHEEL] combining form 1. of a circle or wheel, circular [cyclotron] 2. CYCLIC (sense 2) [cycloparaffin] …   English World dictionary

  • Cyclo — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Cyclo (homonymie). Cyclo est un film franco vietnamien réalisé par Tran Anh Hung, sorti le 15 septembre 1995. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • cyclo — ˈsē(ˌ)klō, ˈsik(ˌ)lō noun ( s) Etymology: French, bicycle, moped, from cyclo (as in cyclomoteur moped, cyclo taxi pedicab), from cycle two or three wheeled vehicle, from English …   Useful english dictionary

  • cyclo — /see kloh, suy /, n., pl. cyclos. a three wheeled pedaled or motorized taxi in southeast Asia; rickshaw. [ < F cyclo( pousse), equiv. to cyclo comb. form repr. cycle motorized or pedaled bicycle or tricycle (see CYCLO ) + pousse appar. short for… …   Universalium

  • cyclo — cyclomoteur [ siklomɔtɶr ] n. m. • 1939; de cyclo et moteur ♦ Bicyclette à moteur (moins de 50 cm3). ⇒ vélomoteur. Abrév. fam. (av. 1970) CYCLO . REM. Le terme générique est peu usité; on désigne par le nom de marque (mobylette, solex …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • cyclo- — cy|c|lo , Cy|c|lo , vor Vokalen auch: cycl , Cycl [zu ↑ Cyclus] GS: zykl[o] , Zykl[o] : nichtabtrennbares, d. h. zum Stammnamen gehörendes Strukturpräfix u. infix sowie Bestimmungswort in allg. Begriffen mit der Bed. »zu einem Ring gehörig,… …   Universal-Lexikon

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