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steamboat

[ steem-boht ]
/ ˈstimˌboʊt /
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noun
a steam-driven vessel, especially a small one or one used on inland waters.
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Origin of steamboat

An Americanism dating back to 1775–85; steam + boat
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British Dictionary definitions for steamboat

steamboat
/ (ˈstiːmˌbəʊt) /

noun
a boat powered by a steam engine
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