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


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