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triathlete

[trahy-ath-leet] /traɪˈæθ lit/
noun
1.
a competitor in a triathlon.
Origin
1980-1985
1980-85; blend of triathlon and athlete
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  • triathlete's recovery spurs empathy for paralyzed troops.
  • Our workouts accommodate swimmers of all skill levels: beginner, intermediate, advanced and triathlete.
  • But one need not be a triathlete to enjoy the park's amenities.
Word Origin and History for triathlete
n.

by 1983; see triathlon + athlete.

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