multihull

[ muhl-tee-huhl, muhl-tahy- ]
/ ˈmʌl tiˌhʌl, ˈmʌl taɪ- /

adjective

(of a vessel) having more than one hull joined by a single deck.

noun

a multihull vessel, as distinguished from a monohull vessel.

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Origin of multihull

First recorded in 1955–60; multi- + hull2
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British Dictionary definitions for multihull

multihull
/ (ˈmʌltɪˌhʌl) /

noun

a sailing vessel with two or more hullsCompare monohull
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