- (nautical) a raft consisting of two or more logs tied together
- (nautical) a raft used on the St Lawrence River by lashing two ships together
- (nautical) a small rectangular raft used in dockyards to protect the hulls of large ships
- (nautical) a twin-hulled sailing yacht, especially one used for racing; the hulls being connected by a deck carrying the mast, rigging, cockpit and cabin
Etymology: From Tamil àààà (katta), to tie + àààà (maram), wood.
- German: Katamaran
- Italian: catamarano
- Spanish: catamarí¡n
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