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faltboat

[ fahlt-boht ]
/ ˈfɑltˌboʊt /
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noun
a small boat having a collapsible wooden frame covered with waterproof cloth or plastic.
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Also foldboat.

Origin of faltboat

First recorded in 1925–30, faltboat is from the German word Faltboot folding boat. See fold1, boat

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British Dictionary definitions for faltboat

faltboat
/ (ˈfæltˌbəʊt) /

noun
a collapsible boat made of waterproof material stretched over a light framework

Word Origin for faltboat

German Faltboot, from falten to fold 1 + Boot boat
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