bateau

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French bateau

Noun[edit]

bateau (plural bateaux)

  1. A small, flat-bottomed type of boat.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French batel, from Anglo-Norman bat, from Old English bāt (English boat) + suffix from Latin -ellus. It displaced the native word nef, which comes from Latin navis.

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Noun[edit]

bateau m (plural bateaux)

  1. boat

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