anchor buoy

noun

: a buoy attached to or marking the position of an anchor

Word History

First Known Use

1792, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anchor buoy was in 1792

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“Anchor buoy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anchor%20buoy. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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