piragua

noun
pi·​ra·​gua | \ pə-ˈrä-gwə How to pronounce piragua (audio) , -ˈra- How to pronounce piragua (audio) \

Definition of piragua

2 : a 2-masted flat-bottomed boat

First Known Use of piragua

circa 1599, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for piragua

Spanish

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The first known use of piragua was circa 1599

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“Piragua.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piragua. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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