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Definition of Canoe


  1. A boat used by rude nations, formed of trunk of a tree, excavated, by cutting of burning, into a suitable shape. It is propelled by a paddle or paddles, or sometimes by sail, and has no rudder.
  2. A boat made of bark or skins, used by savages.
  3. A light pleasure boat, especially designed for use by one who goes alone upon long excursions, including portage. It it propelled by a paddle, or by a small sail attached to a temporary mast.
  4. To manage a canoe, or voyage in a canoe.
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Canoe Translations

canoe in Dutch is plezierboot
canoe in German is Paddelboot
canoe in Hungarian is kenu
canoe in Italian is canoa, canoa
canoe in Spanish is canoa
canoe in Swedish is kanot