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paddleboat

[ pad-l-boht ]
/ ˈpæd lˌboʊt /
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noun
a boat propelled by a paddle wheel.
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Origin of paddleboat

First recorded in 1870–75; paddle1 + boat

OTHER WORDS FROM paddleboat

pad·dle·boat·ing, noun
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