U-boat

noun
\ ˈyü-ˌbōt How to pronounce U-boat (audio) \

Definition of U-boat

: a German submarine

First Known Use of U-boat

1914, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for U-boat

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

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“U-boat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/U-boat. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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U-boat

noun

English Language Learners Definition of U-boat

: a German submarine

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