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A light, slender, usually open boat that has pointed ends and is propelled by paddles.
v. ca·noed, ca·noe·ing, ca·noes
To carry or send by canoe.
To travel in or propel a canoe.

[French canoe and Spanish canoa (French, from Spanish), of Cariban origin.]

ca·noe′ist n.
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Noun1.canoeist - someone paddling a canoecanoeist - someone paddling a canoe    
boatman, waterman, boater - someone who drives or rides in a boat
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[kəˈnuːɪst] Npiragüista mf
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nKanufahrer(in) m(f), → Kanute m, → Kanutin f
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[kəˈnuːɪst] ncanoista m/f, canottiere m
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(kəˈnuː) noun
a light narrow boat driven by a paddle or paddles.
to travel by canoe. He canoed over the rapids.
caˈnoeist noun
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References in classic literature ?
When he had shoveled the mold full of sand, and reached for the pounder to pound it with, it was after the manner of a canoeist running rapids and seizing a pole at sight of a submerged rock.
Police were called on Sunday, January 7 after the canoeist, believed to be Fusilier Kevin Larkin, got into difficulty.
A CANOEIST who fell into the River Dee was airlifted to hospital in a serious condition.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian canoeist Mohammad Nabi Rezayee finished third at Men's 1000m race to win Iran's first ever trophy in history of ICF Canoe Sprint Junior and U23 World Championships.
Sprint canoeist Liam Heath, who bagged gold and silver in Rio, will be joined by double Olympic gold medalist Dame Kelly Holmes.
Emergency services launched a major search operation after a canoeist contacted police at about 7pm.
The students undertook the exam at the lake on the Walford Campus, with Andy Turton owner of Ty Nant Outdoors, who is an experienced canoeist and kayaker and has visited the lake on numerous occasions.
But canoeist Stuart Clark, 66, said there was "no way" his group was involved in the "shocking" theft.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: "One canoeist had already made his way to safety when crews arrived.
A canoeist has died after suffering serious injuries.
A canoeist who helped at the scene posted a message on social media saying they were unable to find the lost boat.
The canoeist, who won the C2 slalom in London alongside Etienne Stott, has teamed up with the BBC to launch their bid to find and honour individuals from grassroots sport.