Variant of scull
- an oar mounted at the stern of a boat and worked from side to side to move the boat forward
- either of a pair of light oars used, one on each side of a boat, by a single rower
- a light, narrow racing boat for one, two, or four rowers
Origin: Middle English skulle, probably from Scandinavian form akin to obsolete Swedish skolle, thin plate from Indo-European base an unverified form (s)kel-, to cut from source helm
- sculler noun
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