double-ender

noun
dou·​ble-end·​er | \ ˌdə-bəl-ˈen-dər How to pronounce double-ender (audio) \

Definition of double-ender

: a ship or boat with bow and stern of similar shape

First Known Use of double-ender

1864, in the meaning defined above

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