curagh

[ kuhr-uhkh, kuhr-uh ]
/ ˈkʌr əx, ˈkʌr ə /
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noun Scot., Irish.


Nearby words

  1. cur.,
  2. cur. adv. vult,
  3. curable,
  4. curacao,
  5. curacy,
  6. curandera,
  7. curanderismo,
  8. curandero,
  9. curare,
  10. curariform

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

curagh

/ Gaelic (ˈkʌrəx, ˈkʌrə) /

noun

a variant spelling of currach

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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