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canoe

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noun ca·noe \kə-ˈnü\

Simple Definition of canoe

  • : a long narrow boat that is pointed at both ends and that is moved by a paddle with one blade

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of canoe

  1. :  a light narrow boat with both ends sharp that is usually propelled by paddling

Origin and Etymology of canoe

French, from New Latin canoa, from Spanish, from Arawakan, of Cariban origin; akin to Carib kana:wa canoe


First Known Use: 1555

Other Nautical Terms


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canoe

verb ca·noe

Simple Definition of canoe

  • : to go or travel in a canoe

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of canoe

canoed

canoeing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to transport in a canoe; also :  to travel by canoe down (a river)

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to go or travel in a canoe

canoeable

play \-ə-bəl\ adjective

canoeist

play \-ist\ noun

canoer

play \-ər\ noun

CANOE Defined for Kids

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canoe

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noun ca·noe \kə-ˈnü\

Definition of canoe for Students

  1. :  a long light narrow boat with pointed ends and curved sides that is usually moved by a paddle




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canoe

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verb ca·noe

Definition of canoe for Students

canoed

canoeing

  1. :  to travel or carry in a canoe <We canoed across the lake.>

canoeist

\-ˈnü-ist\ noun



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