budgerow

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hindi.

Noun[edit]

budgerow ‎(plural budgerows)

  1. (now historical) A large, slow-moving barge used in India.
    • 2008, Amitav Ghosh, Sea of Poppies, Penguin 2015, p. 39:
      A double-masted houseboat of capacious dimensions, the budgerow’s hull was painted blue and grey, to match the Raskhali estate's livery […].