gufa

noun

gu·​fa
variants or guffa or less commonly goofa or goofah
ˈgüfə
or kufa or koofah
ˈkü-
plural -s
: a round boat made of wickerwork used in Mesopotamia from ancient times

Word History

Etymology

Arabic quffah basket

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“Gufa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gufa. Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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