catamaran

noun cat·a·ma·ran \ ˌka-tə-mə-ˈran , ˈka-tə-mə-ˌran \
Updated on: 15 Apr 2018

Definition of catamaran

: a vessel (such as a sailboat) with twin hulls and usually a deck or superstructure connecting the hulls

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Origin and Etymology of catamaran

Tamil kaṭṭumaram, from kaṭṭu to tie + maram tree, wood

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CATAMARAN Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of catamaran for English Language Learners

  • : a boat with two hulls



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