canoe


canoe
a light, long and narrow boat with pointed ends, curved sides and paddles for propulsion. Often light enough to be carried around obstructions by one person

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • canoë — [ kanɔe ] n. m. • 1867; angl. canoe → canot ♦ Embarcation légère et portative mue à la pagaie; sport de ceux qui s en servent. ⇒ pirogue; kayak. Faire du canoë. ● canoë nom masculin Embarcation légère et portative, à fond plat, mue à la pagaie… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • canoe — CANÓE, canoe, s.f. 1. Ambarcaţie uşoară, fără cârmă, construită simetric, cu prora şi pupa ascuţite şi înălţate, condusă cu ajutorul pagaielor din poziţia în genunchi. ♦ Sport nautic care se practică cu canoe (1). 2. Ambarcaţie uşoară folosită în …   Dicționar Român

  • Canoe — Ca*noe , n.; pl. {Canoes}. [Sp. canoa, fr. Caribbean can[ a]oa.] 1. A boat used by rude nations, formed of trunk of a tree, excavated, by cutting of burning, into a suitable shape. It is propelled by a paddle or paddles, or sometimes by sail, and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • canoe — ca*noe (k[.a]*n[=oo] ), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Canoed} (k[.a]*n[=oo]d ) p. pr. & vb. n. {Canoeing} (k[.a]*n[=oo] [i^]ng).] To manage a canoe, or voyage in a canoe. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • canoe — ☆ canoe [kə no͞o′] n. [earlier canoa < Sp (used by Columbus in 1493) < Carib] a narrow, light boat with its sides meeting in a sharp edge at each end: it is moved by one or more paddles vi. canoed, canoeing to paddle, or go in, a canoe vt.… …   English World dictionary

  • canoe — ► NOUN ▪ a narrow keelless boat with pointed ends, propelled with a paddle. ► VERB (canoes, canoed, canoeing) ▪ travel in or paddle a canoe. DERIVATIVES canoeist noun. ORIGIN Spanish canoa, from …   English terms dictionary

  • Canoe — (ind.), so v.w. Canot …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon


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