U–boat

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noun \ˈyü-ˌbōt\

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: 1914


U–BOAT Defined for English Language Learners

U–boat

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noun \ˈyü-ˌbōt\

Definition of U–boat for English Language Learners

  • : a German submarine

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