pirogue

[ pi-rohg, pee-rohg ]
/ pɪˈroʊg, ˈpi roʊg /

noun

a native boat, especially an American dugout.

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Origin of pirogue

1655–65; <French <Spanish piraguapiragua
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British Dictionary definitions for pirogue

pirogue

piragua

/ (pɪˈrəʊɡ) /

noun

any of various kinds of dugout canoes

Word Origin for pirogue

C17: via French from Spanish piragua
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