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

 

canoe

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//kəˈnuː//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəˈnuː//
 
Types of boats and ships, Boating
 
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a light narrow boat which you move along in the water with a paddle We crossed the lake by canoe. see also kayak See related entries: Types of boats and ships, Boating Word Origin mid 16th cent.: from Spanish canoa, from Arawak, from Carib canaoua. Word Origin mid 16th cent.: from Spanish canoa, from Arawak, from Carib canaoua.
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