Praam
Praam Praam, n. [D. praam; cf. G. prahm, F. prame; all of Slavonic origin, from a word akin to E. fare. See {Fare}.] (Naut.) A flat-bottomed boat or lighter, -- used in Holland and the Baltic, and sometimes armed in case of war. [Written also {pram}, and {prame}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • pram — Praam Praam, n. [D. praam; cf. G. prahm, F. prame; all of Slavonic origin, from a word akin to E. fare. See {Fare}.] (Naut.) A flat bottomed boat or lighter, used in Holland and the Baltic, and sometimes armed in case of war. [Written also {pram} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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