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vaporetto

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noun va·po·ret·to \ˌvä-pə-ˈre-(ˌ)tō\

Definition of vaporetto

plural vaporettiplay \-ˈre-tē\ also vaporettos

  1. :  a motorboat serving as a canal bus in Venice, Italy



Origin of vaporetto

Italian, diminutive of vapore steamboat, from French vapeur, from bateau à vapeur steamboat


First Known Use: 1926

Rhymes with vaporetto


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