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cat·a·ma·ran / ˌkatəməˈran; ˈkatəməˌran/ • n. a yacht or other boat with twin hulls in parallel.
catamaran XVII. — Tamil kaṭṭumaram ‘tied wood’, f. kaṭṭu tie, bond + maram wood.
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