Definition of water vessel in English:

water vessel

noun

  • 1A container used to hold water.

  • 2A boat, ship, or other watercraft.

  • 3Zoology (in an invertebrate) any vessel or canal carrying water; especially a vessel of the water-vascular system of an echinoderm.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in The Wycliffite Bible (early version).