type of tires, 1902, from French motor vehicle manufacturers André (1853-1931) and Édouard (1859-1940) Michelin, who first made the tires. In reference to the popular touring and gastronomic guides published by the company since 1900, by 1919 in English. The surname is a diminutive of Michel (see Michael).
updated on January 13, 2019
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