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rowboat

[roh-boht] /ˈroʊˌboʊt/
noun
1.
a small boat designed for rowing.
Origin of rowboat
1530-1540
1530-40; row2 + boat
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rowboat

/ˈrəʊˌbəʊt/
noun
1.
(US & Canadian) a small boat propelled by one or more pairs of oars Also called (in Britain and other countries) rowing boat
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Word Origin and History for rowboat
n.

also row-boat, 1530s, from row (v.) + boat. Cf. Dutch roeiboot.

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