aboideau

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Borrowing from Acadian French aboideau

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aboideau (plural aboideaux or aboideaus)

  1. (Canada, Acadian) A tide gate, designed to protect marshland, so constructed as to let out water at low tide, but to prevent an influx of water at high tide.