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floatel

[floh-tel] /floʊˈtɛl/
noun
1.
a boat or ship that serves as a hotel, sometimes permanently moored to a dock.
Origin
blend of float and hotel
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British Dictionary definitions for floatel

floatel

/fləʊˈtɛl/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of flotel

flotel

/fləʊˈtɛl/
noun
1.
(in the oil industry) an oil rig or boat used as accommodation for workers in off-shore oil fields
Word Origin
C20: from float + hotel
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