or cur·agh, cur·ragh
[ kuhr-uhkh, kuhr-uh ]
/ ˈkʌr əx, ˈkʌr ə /
noun Scot., Irish.
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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 currach
curagh or curragh
/ Gaelic (ˈkʌrəx, ˈkʌrə) /
a Scot or Irish name for coracle
Word Origin for currach
C15: from Irish Gaelic currach; compare coracle
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