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canoenoun [C]

uk   /kəˈnuː/ us   /kəˈnuː/
a small, light, narrow boat, pointed at both ends and moved using a paddle (= a short pole with a flat blade)
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canoeverb [I usually + adv/prep]

uk   /kəˈnuː/ us   /kəˈnuː/ present participle canoeing, past tense and past participle canoed
to travel in a canoe
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)
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