Meaning of fiacre in English:

fiacre

Pronunciation /fɪˈɑːkrə/ /fɪˈɑːkə/

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

Origin

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