noun cor·a·cle \ˈkr-ə-kəl, ˈkär-\

: a very small type of boat that has been used in parts of Great Britain since ancient times

Full Definition of CORACLE

:  a small boat used in Britain from ancient times and made of a frame (as of wicker) covered usually with hide or tarpaulin

Origin of CORACLE

Welsh corwgl
First Known Use: circa 1547

Rhymes with CORACLE


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