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tricycle vs velocipede velocipede vs tricycle

tricycle and velocipede both are nouns.

As nouns, tricycle and velocipede are synonyms with the definitions:
  • a vehicle with three wheels that is moved by foot pedals
Other synonyms of tricycle include trike.
tricycle (noun) velocipede (noun)
a vehicle with three wheels that is moved by foot pedals any of several early bicycles with pedals on the front wheel
a vehicle with three wheels that is moved by foot pedals