esquif

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French, from Old Italian schifo ‎(small boat), from Lombardic *skif ‎(boat), from Proto-Germanic *skipą ‎(boat, ship), from Proto-Indo-European *skei- ‎(to split, cut). Cognate with Old High German skif ‎(boat, ship), Old English scip ‎(small craft, boat). More at ship.

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Noun[edit]

esquif m ‎(plural esquifs)

  1. (literary) skiff (any of various types of boats small enough for sailing or rowing by one person)

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