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mixte

/ˈmɪkstɪ/
adjective
1.
of or denoting a type of bicycle frame, usually for women, in which angled twin lateral tubes run back to the rear axle
Word Origin
C20: from French
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Contemporary definitions for mixte
noun, adjective

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

Word Origin

French; so called as frame is a mix of men's and women's frame style

Usage Note

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