lateener
noun see lateen II, 1

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • lateener — noun /læˈtiːnə/ A ship with a lateen rig. Nearby [...] lay a curious vessel which it seemed the Being had arrived in. Not the usual lateener, in fact appearing to have neither sails, masts, nor oars …   Wiktionary

  • lateener — la·teen·er …   English syllables

  • lateener — noun see lateen II, 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • lateen — I. adjective Etymology: French (voile) latine, literally, Latin (Mediterranean) sail Date: circa 1741 being or relating to a rig used especially on the north coast of Africa and characterized by a triangular sail extended by a long spar slung to… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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