esquif

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French esquif, from Old Italian schifo (small boat), from Lombardic skif (boat), from Proto-Germanic *skipą (boat, ship).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛs.kif/
  • (file)

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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