Definition of dragon boat noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


dragon boat

BrE BrE//ˈdræɡən bəʊt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdræɡən boʊt//
Types of boats and ships
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a long narrow boat of traditional Chinese design that is used for racing and that is moved through the water by a lot of people using paddles. It is decorated to look like a dragon. See related entries: Types of boats and ships
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dragon boat