jin·rik·sha or jin·rick·sha also jin·riki·sha (jĭn-rĭkʹshô') n.
A small, two-wheeled carriage drawn by one or two persons.
  [Japanese jinrikisha: jin, person (from Middle Chinese nyin, rin) + riki, strength (from Middle Chinese lik) + sha, vehicle (from Middle Chinese chia).]

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