See also: bâteau

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French bateau.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bæˈtoʊ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -oʊ

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.

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NounEdit

bateau m (plural bateaux)

  1. boat
    Synonym: barque
  2. ship
    Synonym: navire

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