aboideau

noun
aboi·deau | \ȧbwȧdō\
variants: or aboiteau \-tō \
plural aboideaux\-dō \ or aboiteaux\-tō \

Definition of aboideau 

Canada

: a tide gate or dam to prevent the overflow of water into marshland

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First Known Use of aboideau

1802, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aboideau

Canadian French aboiteau

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