piragua

noun
pi·​ra·​gua | \ pə-ˈrä-gwə, -ˈra- \

Definition of piragua 

2 : a 2-masted flat-bottomed boat

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The guest list read like a who’s who in the culinary and creative worlds: Martha Stewart, Tom Sachs, and Christina Tosi were just some of the tastemakers dining on ricotta gnocchi, roast chicken, and piragua. Elise Taylor, Vogue, "Martha Stewart, Tom Sachs, and More Tastemakers Attend Sweetgreen’s Dreamy Dream Dinner," 25 July 2018

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First Known Use of piragua

circa 1599, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for piragua

Spanish

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