cyclocross

cyclo-cross

[sahy-kloh-kraws, -kros]
noun
a bicycle race over a cross-country course, featuring steep hills, turns, and sometimes muddy terrain, that occasionally requires a rider to carry the bicycle over fences and up stairs.

Origin:
1950–55; cycle + -o- + cross(country); cf. motocross

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cyclo-cross
 
n
a.  a form of cycle race held over rough ground
 b.  this sport

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