sail·​board | \ˈsāl-ˌbȯrd \

Definition of sailboard 

: a modified surfboard having a mast mounted on a universal joint and sailed by one person standing up

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Other Words from sailboard

sailboarder \ˈsāl-​ˌbȯr-​dər \ noun
sailboarding \ˈsāl-​ˌbȯr-​diŋ \ noun

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Each of Windstar’s six small sailing ships (149–310 guests) has a water sports platform that deploys complimentary Jet-Skis, sailboards, kayaks, water skis, Hobi-Cats and snorkeling gear. Mark Childress, WSJ, "The Debate Over Cruise Vacations: Wonderful or Torturous?," 14 Aug. 2018 Exempt vessels include kayaks, canoes, rafts, belly boats, windsurfers, paddle boards, sailboards, float tubes, and inner tubes. Colorado Parks & Wildlife, The Denver Post, "Colorado fishing report for week of June 11, 2017," 11 June 2017

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First Known Use of sailboard

1962, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of sailboard

: a flat board that has a sail and that you stand on to ride over the surface of water : a board that is used for windsurfing

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