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caïque

caïque

noun ca·ïque \kä-ˈēk, ˈkīk\

Definition of CAÏQUE

1
:  a light skiff used on the Bosporus
2
:  a Levantine sailing vessel

Origin of CAÏQUE

French, from Turkish kayık
First Known Use: 1625

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