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racer

[rey-ser] /ˈreɪ sər/
noun
1.
a person, animal, or thing that races or takes part in a race, as a racehorse, bicycle, yacht, etc.
2.
anything having great speed.
4.
a turntable on which a heavy gun is turned.
5.
any of several slender, active snakes of the genera Coluber and Masticophis.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; race1 + -er1
Related forms
miniracer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for mini racer

racer

/ˈreɪsə/
noun
1.
a person, animal, or machine that races
2.
a turntable used to traverse a heavy gun
3.
any of several long slender nonvenomous North American snakes of the colubrid genus Coluber and related genera, such as C. lateralis (striped racer)
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Word Origin and History for mini racer

racer

n.

1640s of persons; 1793 of vehicles, agent noun from race (v.).

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