Definition of Kon-Tiki in English:

Kon-Tiki

Pronunciation /ˌkän ˈtēkē/ /ˌkɑn ˈtiki/

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proper noun

  • 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.