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oarnoun [C]

us   /ɔr, oʊr/
a long pole with a wide, flat part at one end which is used to row a boat (= move it through water)
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oarnoun [C]

uk   /ɔːr/ us   /ɔːr/
a long pole with a wide, flat part at one end, used for rowing a boat: a pair of oars She dipped her oars into the water and pulled.
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Translations of “oar”
in Korean 노…
in Arabic مِجْذاف…
in Malaysian dayung…
in French aviron, rame…
in Russian весло…
in Chinese (Traditional) 槳, 櫓…
in Italian remo…
in Turkish kayık küreği…
in Polish wiosło…
in Spanish remo…
in Vietnamese mái chèo…
in Portuguese remo…
in Thai ไม้พาย…
in German das Ruder…
in Catalan rem…
in Japanese (ボートの)オール…
in Chinese (Simplified) 桨, 橹…
in Indonesian dayung…
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