woodskin

woodskin

(ˈwʊdˌskɪn)
n
a canoe made of bark, used by the native tribes of Guyana
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Long cylinders of bark can be closed by stitching with forest lianes at bow and stern to form light and durable canoes known as woodskins. Crabwood also is easily sawn and is a semi-durable member of the mahogany family.