mixte

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mixte (ˈmɪkstɪ)
 
adj
of or denoting a type of bicycle frame, usually for women, in which angled twin lateral tubes run back to the rear axle
 
[C20: from French]

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Main Entry:  mixte
Part of Speech:  n, adj
Definition:  a style of bicycle frame in which the top tube is actually a pair of small-diameter tubes running from the head of the steering column to the rear axle
Etymology:  French; so called as frame is a mix of men's and women's frame style
Usage:  sports
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