Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) an implement used to propel or steer a boat

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Alternate forms of Oar

Hyponyms: boat paddle, paddle, scull, sweep, sweep oar

Hypernyms: implement

Origin of the word Oar

  1. O.E. ar (said to be from O.N. ar), from P.Gmc. *airo; perhaps rel. to L. remus "oar," Gk. eretes "rower," eretmos "oar." more

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Words that sound like Oar

o'er, o'hara, or, ore, oreo, oriya, orr, orrery

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