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U–boat

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noun \ˈyü-ˌbōt\

Simple Definition of U–boat

  • : a German submarine

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of U–boat

  1. :  a German submarine

Origin and Etymology of u–boat

translation of German U-boot, short for Unterseeboot, literally, undersea boat


First Known Use: 1916


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