Definition of fiacre in English:

fiacre

noun

historical
  • A small four-wheeled carriage for public hire.

    • ‘The fiacre started off at a rapid pace.’
    • ‘You will await in there with a fiacre and take me to the king.’
    taxi, cab, taxi cab, minicab, hackney cab
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Origin

Late 17th century: from French, named after the Hôtel de St. Fiacre in Paris, where such vehicles were first hired out.

Pronunciation:

fiacre

/fēˈakrə/