Definition of redningskoite in US English:

redningskoite

(also redningschoite, redningskoïte, redningsshöite)

noun

  • A type of sailing lifeboat used around the coast of Norway, designed to be both stable and manoeuvrable in heavy seas.

Origin

Early 20th century. From Norwegian redningsskøyte from rednings, genitive of redning rescue + skøyte a type of fishing vessel.