peloton


peloton

noun

  1. an ornamental glass made in Bohemia in the late 19th century, usually having a striated overlay of glass filaments in a different color.

noun

  1. cycle racing the main field of riders in a road race

n.1706, “small body of soldiers, platoon,” from French peleton, derivative of pelote “ball, heap, platoon” (11c.); see platoon.

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