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faltboat

[fahlt-boht]
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noun
  1. a small boat having a collapsible wooden frame covered with waterproof cloth or plastic.
Also foldboat.

Origin of faltboat

First recorded in 1925–30, faltboat is from the German word Faltboot folding boat. See fold1, boat
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British Dictionary definitions for faltboat

faltboat

noun
  1. a collapsible boat made of waterproof material stretched over a light framework

Word Origin

German Faltboot, from falten to fold 1 + Boot boat
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