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steamboat

[steem-boht] /ˈstimˌboʊt/
noun
1.
a steam-driven vessel, especially a small one or one used on inland waters.
Origin of steamboat
1775-1785
1775-85, Americanism; steam + boat
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steamboat

/ˈstiːmˌbəʊt/
noun
1.
a boat powered by a steam engine
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Word Origin and History for steamboat
n.

1787, from steam + boat (n.).

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