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Definition of dhow noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

dhow

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//daʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//daʊ//
 
Types of boats and ships
 
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an Arab ship with one large sail in the shape of a triangle See related entries: Types of boats and ships Word Origin late 18th cent.: from Arabic dāwa, probably related to Marathi (a language spoken in the western Indian state of Maharashtra) dāw.
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