5 letter word starting with cano

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
canoe noun A boat used by rude nations, formed of trunk of a tree, excavated, by cutting of burning, into a suitable shape. It is propelled by a paddle or paddles, or sometimes by sail, and has no rudder., A boat made of bark or skins, used by savages., A light pleasure boat, especially designed for use by one who goes alone upon long excursions, including portage. It it propelled by a paddle, or by a small sail attached to a temporary mast., To manage a canoe, or voyage in a canoe.
canon noun A law or rule., A law, or rule of doctrine or discipline, enacted by a council and confirmed by the pope or the sovereign; a decision, regulation, code, or constitution made by ecclesiastical authority., The collection of books received as genuine Holy Scriptures, called the sacred canon, or general rule of moral and religious duty, given by inspiration; the Bible; also, any one of the canonical Scriptures. See Canonical books, under Canonical, a., In monasteries, a book containing the rules of a religious order., A catalogue of saints acknowledged and canonized in the Roman Catholic Church., A member of a cathedral chapter; a person who possesses a prebend in a cathedral or collegiate church., A musical composition in which the voices begin one after another, at regular intervals, successively taking up the same subject. It either winds up with a coda (tailpiece), or, as each voice finishes, commences anew, thus forming a perpetual fugue or round. It is the strictest form of imitation. See Imitation., The largest size of type having a specific name; — so called from having been used for printing the canons of the church., The part of a bell by which it is suspended; — called also ear and shank., See Carom.