putelee

noun
put·​e·​lee
variants: or puteli \ ˈpətəlē \
plural -s

Definition of putelee

: a bulky flat-bottomed boat used on the Ganges river in India

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History and Etymology for putelee

Hindi paṭelī, diminutive of paṭelā

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“Putelee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/putelee. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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