trimaran

[trahy-muh-ran]

Origin of trimaran

First recorded in 1950–55; tri- + (cata)maran
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British Dictionary definitions for trimaran

trimaran

noun
  1. a vessel, usually of shallow draught, with two hulls flanking the main hull

Word Origin for trimaran

C20: from tri- + (cata) maran
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