floatel

floatel

[floh-tel]
noun
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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floatel (fləʊˈtɛl)
 
n
a variant spelling of flotel

flotel or floatel (fləʊˈtɛl)
 
n
(in the oil industry) an oil rig or boat used as accommodation for workers in off-shore oil fields
 
[C20: from float + hotel]
 
floatel or floatel
 
n
 
[C20: from float + hotel]

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