trimaran

[trahy-muh-ran]

noun

a vessel similar to a catamaran but having three separate hulls.

Nearby words

  1. trim die,
  2. trim one's sails,
  3. trim rail,
  4. trim size,
  5. trim tab,
  6. trimble,
  7. trime,
  8. trimer,
  9. trimeric,
  10. trimerous

Origin of trimaran

First recorded in 1950–55; tri- + (cata)maran

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British Dictionary definitions for trimaran

trimaran

noun

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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