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- another term for pirogue
- ‘Zarco's family ranged the Rio Chico basin, where his father taught him to fashion the dugout piragua (canoe), and to manage it on jungle rivers.’
- ‘Slaves convicted of having plotted the taking away of a piragua, or other vessel, and taken in the attempt, shall suffer the same punishment as if they succeeded in their attempt.’
Spanish from Carib, literally dugout.
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