Rowboat vs Flatboat - What's the difference?

rowboat | flatboat |


As nouns the difference between rowboat and flatboat

is that rowboat is (us) a small open boat propelled by oars (by rowing) while flatboat is a boxy, flat-bottomed boat used for carrying livestock, freight, and people on rivers.

rowboat

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (US) A small open boat propelled by oars (by rowing).
  • Synonyms

    * rowing boat (UK )

    flatboat

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A boxy, flat-bottomed boat used for carrying livestock, freight, and people on rivers.
  • See also

    * barge