Definition of Outrigger canoe

1. Noun. A seagoing canoe (as in South Pacific) with an outrigger to prevent it from upsetting.

Generic synonyms: Canoe
Terms within: Outrigger



Definition of Outrigger canoe

1. Noun. A seagoing canoe having one or more lateral support floats to provide stability. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Outrigger Canoe

outreported
outreporting
outreproduce
outreproduced
outreproduces
outreproducing
outridden
outride
outrider
outriders
outrides
outriding
outrig
outrigged
outrigger
outrigger canoe (current term)
outrigger canoes
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outright
outrighted
outrighting
outrightly
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outring
outringing
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outrival
outrivaled

Literary usage of Outrigger canoe

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1. The Evolution of Culture: And Other Essays by Augustus Henry Lane-Fox Pitt-Rivers (1906)
"A link between the catamaran and the outrigger canoe is seen in a model in the ... The outrigger canoe, and its accompanying double canoe, is used over the ..."

2. The South Sea Islanders and the Queensland Labour Trade: A Record of Voyages by William T. Wawn (1893)
"Weighted with stones, they are lowered by outrigger canoe—NEW BRITAIN. a rope to a depth of two or three fathoms, being kept in position by a log attached ..."

3. Essays and Studies Presented to William Ridgeway ... on His Sixtieth by Edmund Crosby Quiggin (1914)
"At Kiwai, general name for canoe and hull, pei; a large fine canoe, burai\ double outrigger canoe, moto-moto [moto, house]; single outrigger canoe, ..."

4. The Native Tribes of South-east Australia by Alfred William Howitt (1904)
"Further on, when at Cape York, he speaks of the ordinary outrigger canoe of the Straits, and of the friendly intercourse existing between the " natives of ..."

5. Nature's teachings: human invention anticipated by nature by John George Wood (1877)
"The outrigger canoe a Mixture of Raft and Boat.,—Natural Boats.—The Water-snails. — The Sea-anemones.— The Egg-boat of the Gnat.—The Skin-boat of the same ..."

6. All about Hawaii (1910)
"The outrigger canoe Club is practically an organization for the haole (white person). During 1910, it was necessary to build a new bathhouse for men with ..."

7. Prehistoric Settlement of the Pacific by Ward Hunt Goodenough (1996)
"... whereas at the time of European contact the double-outrigger canoe was common to the Philippines and Indonesia and was also employed in Madagascar, ..."

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