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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French bateau.

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NounEdit

bateau (plural bateaux)

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

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bateau m (plural bateaux)

  1. boat

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