nuggar

/ (ˈnʌɡə) /


noun
  1. a sailing boat used to carry cargo on the Nile

Origin of nuggar

1
from Arabic

Words Nearby nuggar

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How to use nuggar in a sentence

  • A year ago an escort of five or six soldiers used to accompany each nuggar either coming up or down.

    General Gordon | Seton Churchill
  • A regular Nile reis, with his crew of four natives, would never have stuck the nuggar there.

    For Fortune and Glory | Lewis Hough