Pronunciation: Cut • Two • Ma • Rum (like the drink)
Fun fact: it is the root word of the English ‘catamaran’.
Language of origin: Tamil, a language spoken in South India.
The meaning of the word describes the object itself: tree logs tied together.
Purpose: A humble fishing boat, it is a symbol of sustainable livelihood, adventure and resilience.
A Kattumarum is sustainability in its purest form.
And it is also our namesake.