chasse-marée

noun

chasse-ma·​rée
¦shasmə¦rā
plural -s
: a French coasting lugger

Word History

Etymology

French, literally, tide-chaser, from chasser to chase + marée tide, from Old French, from mer sea, from Latin mare

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“Chasse-marée.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chasse-mar%C3%A9e. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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