dahabeeyah

dahabeeyah
noun

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  • dahabeah — /dah heuh bee euh/, n. a large boat used on the Nile as a houseboat or for conveying passengers. Also, dahabeeyah, dahabiah. [1840 50; < Egyptian Ar dahabiyah] * * * …   Universalium

  • dahabieh — ● dahabieh nom féminin (arabe égyptien dhahabiyya, la dorée) Ancienne barque du Nil pour le transport des voyageurs. ⇒DAHABIEH, subst. fém. Barque de grande taille, à voile triangulaire et à rames, transportant des voyageurs et des marchandises… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • dahabeah — or dahabeeyah or dahabiah [dä΄hə bē′ə] n. [Ar dhahabīya, lit., golden one < dhabab, golden] a large passenger boat used on the Nile, orig. equipped with lateen sails, now generally powered by an engine …   English World dictionary

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