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 for Bateau
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bateau \Ba*teau"\, n.; pl. Bateaux. [F. bateau, LL. batellus,
     fr. battus, batus, boat, which agrees with AS. b[=a]t boat:
     cf. W. bad boat. See Boat, n.]
     A boat; esp. a flat-bottomed, clumsy boat used on the
     Canadian lakes and rivers. [Written also, but less properly,
     batteau.]
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Bateau bridge, a floating bridge supported by bateaux.
        [1913 Webster]

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