Definition of pedalo in English:

pedalo

Line breaks: ped¦alo
Pronunciation: /ˈpɛdələʊ
 
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noun (plural pedalos or pedaloes)

British
  • A small pedal-operated pleasure boat.
    More example sentences
    • The hotel had canoes, pedaloes, sailboats and powerboats for the use of its guests.
    • There is a continual panorama on the water according to season and weather: sailing boats, ferries, pedalos, water birds, fishermen, swimmers and ever-changing skies and light.
    • Rowing boats and pedalos can also be hired and prices start at £5 an hour per person.

Origin

1950s: from pedal1 + -o.

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