Proa meaning

prä'o͝o
A swift Malayan sailboat with a triangular sail and single outrigger.
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A swift, canoe-like Malayan boat having a lateen sail and one outrigger.
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(nautical) A sailing vessel found in the waters of Micronesia and Indonesia; it has a single, large outrigger and a triangular sail.
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Origin of proa

  • Malay perahu probably from Marathi paḍāv
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Malay perahu.
    From Wiktionary