chaloupe

noun
cha·​loupe | \ shəˈlüp \
plural -s

Definition of chaloupe

: a small French boat (as a ship's boat or harbor craft) specifically : an obsolete French lug-rigged fishing boat

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History and Etymology for chaloupe

French; perhaps akin to Old Provençal calup small boat

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“Chaloupe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chaloupe. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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