pont

/ (pɒnt) /

noun

(in South Africa) a river ferry, esp one that is guided by a cable from one bank to the other

Word Origin for pont

C17: from Dutch: ferryboat, punt 1; reintroduced through Afrikaans in 19th or 20th century
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