curagh

[ kuhr-uhkh, kuhr-uh ]
/ ˈkʌr əx, ˈkʌr ə /

noun Scot., Irish.

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currach

or cur·agh, cur·ragh

[ kuhr-uhkh, kuhr-uh ]
/ ˈkʌr əx, ˈkʌr ə /

noun Scot., Irish.

a coracle.

Origin of currach

1400–50; late Middle English currok < Scots Gaelic curach, Irish currach boat; cf. coracle
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British Dictionary definitions for curagh (1 of 2)

curagh
/ Gaelic (ˈkʌrəx, ˈkʌrə) /

noun

a variant spelling of currach

British Dictionary definitions for curagh (2 of 2)

currach

curagh or curragh

/ Gaelic (ˈkʌrəx, ˈkʌrə) /

noun

a Scot or Irish name for coracle

Word Origin for currach

C15: from Irish Gaelic currach; compare coracle
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