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Words borrowed from other languages
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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
[From Tamil kattumaram, from kattu (to tie) + maram (tree, wood). Tamil is spoken in Tamilnadu, a state in southern India and in Sri Lanka. It has about 70 million speakers.]
"'I'm convinced my catamaran, which is larger than Ellen MacArthur's,
can complete the course in 70 days,' [Tony] Bullimore said."
"No, madam, it was your turn to bully me once -- now it's mine, and I
use it. No, you old catamaran, though you pretend you never read novels."
See more usage examples of catamaran in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.
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