[ air-boht ]
/ ˈɛərˌboʊt /
Also called swamp boat. a small open boat having a very shallow draft and driven by a caged airplane propeller mounted above the rear transom, capable of traveling at relatively high speeds through shallow water, swamps, etc.
verb (used without object)
to go or travel in an airboat.
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- airborne alert,
- airborne command post,
Origin of airboat
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a shallow-draught boat powered by an æroplane engine mounted on a raised structure for use in swampsAlso called: airboat
/ (ˈɛəˌbəʊt) /
another name for swamp boat
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