Etymology: w:Venetian_language, Venetian, which likely derives from the w:Middle_Greek_language, Middle Gk. (kontoura), small vessel.
- (Venice) A small long, narrow boat with a high prow and stern, propelled with a single oar.
- An enclosed car attached to a cable mechanically lifted up the side of a mountain; an enclosed ski-lift.
- A type of train-car with short sides, open on top.
- The car of a hot-air balloon or zeppelin.
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