Meaning of “canoe” in the English Dictionary

"canoe" in British English

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canoenoun [ C ]

uk /kəˈnuː/ us /kəˈnuː/

canoeverb [ I usually + adv/prep ]

uk /kəˈnuː/ us /kəˈnuː/ present participle canoeing, past tense and past participle canoed
canoeing
noun [ U ] uk /kəˈnuː.ɪŋ/ us /kəˈnuː.ɪŋ/

They died in a canoeing accident.
canoeist
noun [ C ] uk /kəˈnuː.ɪst/ us /kəˈnuː.ɪst/

a person travelling in a canoe

(Definition of “canoe” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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canoenoun [ C ]

us /kəˈnu/

a small, light, narrow boat, pointed at both ends and moved by a person using a paddle (= a stick with a wide, flat end)

canoe
verb [ I always + adv/prep ] us /kəˈnu/ present participle canoeing, past tense and past participle canoed

They canoed across the lake.

(Definition of “canoe” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)