verb (canoe, d)
- A small long and narrow boat, propelled by one or more people (depending on the size of canoe), using single-bladed paddles. The paddlers face in the direction of travel, in either a seated position, or kneeling on the bottom of the boat. Canoes are open on top, and pointed at both ends.
- (slang) An oversize, usually older, luxury car.
Etymology: Adopted in 16th century from Spanish canoa, borrowed in turn by Columbus from w:Taino, Taino kanoa, "dugout canoe."
- To ride or paddle a canoe.
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