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currach

or cur·agh, cur·ragh

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

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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