Definition of Periagua

1. n. See Pirogue.



Definition of Periagua

1. Noun. a dugout canoe ¹

2. Noun. by extension, any small boat ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Periagua

1. a type of dugout canoe [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Periagua

perhydro
perhydroisoquinoline
perhydroisoquinolines
perhydrosqualene
peri
peri-
peri-implantoclasia
peri-infarction block
peri-lingual deafness
peri-urban
periaccretio pericardii
periacinal
periadenitis
periadenitis mucosa necrotica recurrens
periadventitial
periagua (current term)
periaguas
periaktoi
periaktos
perialpine
perialveolar wiring
perianal
perianal abscess
perianal odouriferous glands
periangiocholitis
periangitis
perianth
perianthia
perianthium
perianths

Literary usage of Periagua

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1. The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York by Daniel Defoe (1790)
"... and to borrow two large canoes or periagua's, on pretence of going out ... periagua's ..."

2. Collections of the Georgia Historical Society by Georgia Historical Society (1840)
"The same afternoon arrived the king of the Uchee Indians, in a large periagua, with a great many of his men, and one Chevers, a white man who traded amongst ..."

3. Works of J. Fenimore Cooper by James Fenimore Cooper (1893)
"No sooner was there room, than the periagua once more flew round and ... The officer arose, and, as the periagua drew near, it was evident his hand held a ..."

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