Wharf vs Embarcadere - What's the difference?
Wharf is a synonym of embarcadere.
As nouns the difference between wharf and embarcadere
is that wharf
is a man-made landing place for ships on a shore or river bank while embarcadere
A man-made landing place for ships on a shore or river bank.
- Commerce pushes its wharves into the sea.
The bank of a river, or the shore of the sea.
- Out upon the wharfs they came, / Knight and burgher, lord and dame.
- the fat weed that roots itself in ease on Lethe wharf
* (landing place) dock; quay
* (landing place) jetty; pier; staithe, staith (Northern England)
* wharf rat
(rare) A pier, a wharf.
* 1975 , James Cameron, Point of departure , page 173:
* 1981 , Stefan Koppelkamm, Glasshouses and wintergardens of the nineteenth century , page 96:
- When I left next morning the Doctor came with me in the pirogue all the way to the embarcadère at Lambaréné […]
- From here one reaches the open air when one leaves the embarcadère .