nuggar

/ (ˈnʌɡə) /

noun

a sailing boat used to carry cargo on the Nile

Nearby words

  1. nug,
  2. nugacious,
  3. nugacity,
  4. nugae,
  5. nugatory,
  6. nugget,
  7. nuggety,
  8. nuggie,
  9. nuisance,
  10. nuisance ground

Word Origin for nuggar

from Arabic

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Examples from the Web for nuggar

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