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piragua

[pi-rah-gwuh, -rag-wuh] /pɪˈrɑ gwə, -ˈræg wə/
noun
1.
Also, pirogue. a canoe made by hollowing out a tree trunk.
2.
a flat-bottomed sailing vessel having two masts.
Origin of piragua
1525-1535
1525-35; < Spanish < Carib: dugout
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  • Why don't you go out and have a piragua or something.
British Dictionary definitions for piragua

piragua

/pɪˈrɑːɡwə; -ˈræɡ-/
noun
1.
another word for pirogue
Word Origin
C17: via Spanish from Carib: dugout canoe

pirogue

/pɪˈrəʊɡ/
noun
1.
any of various kinds of dugout canoes
Word Origin
C17: via French from Spanish piragua
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