coracle

noun
cor·​a·​cle | \ˈkȯr-ə-kəl, ˈkär-\

Definition of coracle 

: a small boat used in Britain from ancient times and made of a frame (as of wicker) covered usually with hide or tarpaulin

First Known Use of coracle

circa 1547, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for coracle

Welsh corwgl

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The first known use of coracle was circa 1547

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coracle

noun

English Language Learners Definition of coracle

: a very small type of boat that has been used in parts of Great Britain since ancient times

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