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EtymologyEdit

Calque of Chinese 龍船龙船 (lóngchuán).

NounEdit

dragon boat (plural dragon boats)

  1. A type of boat raced in Chinese festivals featuring a dragon motif and twenty paddling, one drumming, and one steering known as the sweep.

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  • Viking longships (called dragonships by enemies such as the English)