catamaran

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English[edit]

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A catamaran (twin-hulled boat)

Etymology[edit]

From Tamil கட்டு (kaṭṭu, to tie) + மரம் (maram, tree, wood).

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Noun[edit]

catamaran (plural catamarans)

  1. A raft consisting of two or more logs tied together.
  2. A raft used on the St Lawrence River by lashing two ships together.
  3. A small rectangular raft used in dockyards to protect the hulls of large ships.
  4. A twin-hulled ship or boat
  5. (colloquial) A quarrelsome woman; a scold.

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  • cat (diminutive)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Tamil கட்டு (kaṭṭu, to tie) + மரம் (maram, tree, wood).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

catamaran m (plural catamarans)

  1. catamaran (clarification of this French definition is being sought)

Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English catamaran.

Noun[edit]

catamaran m (plural catamarans)

  1. catamaran