Velodrome meaning

vē'lə-drōm', vĕl'ə-
A sports arena with a banked oval track for bicycle and motorcycle racing.
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An indoor arena with a track banked for bicycle races.
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An indoor arena, having an oval banked track for bicycle racing.
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Origin of velodrome

  • French vélodrome vélo(cipède) velocipede velocipede -drome racecourse (from Latin -dromus –drome)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From French vélodrome, from vélo (“bicycle") + -drome, from Ancient Greek δρόμος (dromos, “a course, race course, road").
    From Wiktionary