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air·boat

 (âr′bōt′)
n.
A flatbottom boat powered by an airplane propeller projecting above the stern and used in swamps or shallow waters. Also called swamp boat.

airboat

(ˈɛəˌbəʊt)
n
(Nautical Terms) another name for swamp boat
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