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Meaning of CANOE

Pronunciation:  ku'noo

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  small and light boat; pointed at both ends; propelled with a paddle
  2. [v]  travel by canoe; "canoe along the canal"

CANOE is a 5 letter word that starts with C.


 See Also: birchbark, birchbark canoe, boat, dugout, dugout canoe, kayak, outrigger canoe, paddle, pirogue, small boat



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Ca*noe"\, n.; pl. {Canoes}. [Sp. canoa, fr. Caribbean
    1. A boat used by rude nations, formed of trunk of a tree,
       excavated, by cutting of burning, into a suitable shape.
       It is propelled by a paddle or paddles, or sometimes by
       sail, and has no rudder.
             Others devised the boat of one tree, called the
             canoe.                                --Raleigh.
    2. A boat made of bark or skins, used by savages.
             A birch canoe, with paddles, rising, falling, on the
             water.                                --Longfellow.
    3. A light pleasure boat, especially designed for use by one
       who goes alone upon long excursions, including portage. It
       it propelled by a paddle, or by a small sail attached to a
       temporary mast.
  2. \Ca*noe"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Canoed}p. pr. & vb. n.
    To manage a canoe, or voyage in a canoe.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a canoe in your dream, represents serenity, simplicity, and independence. It is also a reflection of your emotional balance. You are moving ahead via your own power and determination.
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