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prao

[ prou ]
/ praʊ /
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noun, plural praos.

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Origin of prao

see origin at proa
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Example sentences from the Web for prao

  • A Malay prao had anchored for the night under an island of the Celebes.

    Reptiles and Birds|Louis Figuier
  • There were many boat-loads of soldiers landing, and he was on the foremost prao.

    Caybigan|James Hopper
  • At these islands the Spaniards first saw the prao, with its light outrigger, and pointed sail.

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