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[pi-rohg, pee-rohg] /pɪˈroʊg, ˈpi roʊg/

(def 1).
a native boat, especially an American dugout.
any of various kinds of dugout canoes

1660s, from French pirogue, probably from Galibi (a Carib language) piragua “a dug-out.” Cf. Spanish piragua (1530s).


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