Definition of Kon-Tiki in English:

Kon-Tiki

Syllabification: Kon-Ti·ki
Pronunciation: /ˌkän ˈtēkē
 
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  • The raft made of balsa logs in which Thor Heyerdahl sailed from the western coast of Peru to the islands of Polynesia in 1947.

Origin

named after an Inca god.

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