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pirogue

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noun pi·rogue \ˈpē-ˌrōg\

Definition of pirogue

  1. 1 :  dugout 1

  2. 2 :  a boat like a canoe



Origin and Etymology of pirogue

French, from Spanish piragua, from Carib piraua


First Known Use: 1666

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