cyclo etymology

English word cyclo comes from English tricycle, English linoleum

Detailed word origin of cyclo

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tricycle English (eng) To ride a tricycle. (Philippines) cycle rickshaw (a motorized three-wheeler, the Philippine version of the rickshaw, consisting of a motorbike attached to a sidecar which may be customised according to the owner’s choice. Widely used as a public means of transportation alongside the more popular Philippine jeepney).. A cycle with three wheels, powered by pedals and usually intended for young [...]
linoleum English (eng) An inexpensive waterproof covering used especially for floors, made from solidified linseed oil over a burlap or canvas backing, or from its modern replacement, polyvinyl chloride.
cyclo English (eng) A cycle rickshaw. A tuk-tuk.

Words with the same origin as cyclo

Descendants of tricycle
Descendants of linoleum
lino linocut