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boater

[boh-ter]
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noun
  1. a person who boats, especially for pleasure.
  2. a stiff straw hat with a shallow, flat-topped crown, ribbon band, and straight brim.
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Origin of boater

First recorded in 1595–1605; boat + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for boater

boater

noun
  1. a stiff straw hat with a straight brim and flat crown
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