noun \ˈprau̇, ˈprä-ˌü\
variants: or

play \ˈprō-ə\

Definition of prau

  1. :  any of various Indonesian boats usually without a deck that are propelled especially by sails or paddles

Origin and Etymology of prau

Malay pĕrahu

First Known Use: 1582

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