coracle

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noun cor·a·cle \ˈkȯr-ə-kəl, ˈkär-\

Definition of coracle

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

Origin and Etymology of coracle

Welsh corwgl


First Known Use: circa 1547


CORACLE Defined for English Language Learners

coracle

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noun cor·a·cle \ˈkȯr-ə-kəl, ˈkär-\

Definition of coracle for English Language Learners

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


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