dhow
noun Etymology: Arabic dāwa Date: 1785 an Arab lateen-rigged boat usually having a long overhang forward, a high poop, and a low waist

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  • Dhow — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Dhow navegando cerca de Dar es Salaam El dhow (en árabe, داو dau) es una embarcación a vela de origen árabe caracterizada por su velamen triangular y bajo calado, siendo lo más común que cuenten con un sólo má …   Wikipedia Español

  • Dhow — Dhow, n. [Ar. d[=a]o?] A coasting vessel of Arabia, East Africa, and the Indian Ocean. It has generally but one mast and a lateen sail. [Also written {dow}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dhow — 1799, original language unknown, single masted native vessel used on Arabian Sea, later widely applied to all Arab vessels. Klein suggests a relation to Pers. dav running …   Etymology dictionary

  • dhow — (izg. dȃu) m DEFINICIJA pom. skupni naziv za arapske jedrenjake na Indijskom oceanu, Crvenom moru i Nilu ETIMOLOGIJA engl. ← arap. dāwa …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • dhow — [dou] n. [< Ar dāwa] a ship with a lateen sail or sails and a raised deck at the stern, used along the coasts of the Indian Ocean …   English World dictionary

  • Dhow — A dhow in the Indian Ocean near the East African islands of Zanzibar Dhow (Arabic,داو) is the generic name of a number of traditional Arab sailing vessels with one or more masts with lateen sails. Dhows typically weigh 300 to 500 tons, and have a …   Wikipedia

  • Dhow — Boutre Boutre indien dans la baie de Bombay Le boutre ou dhow (arabe : داو) est un type de voilier traditionnel originaire de la mer Rouge. C est aussi un petit caboteur croisant en mer Rouge et dans l océan Indien …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Dhow — El dhow es una embarcación a vela de origen árabe caracterizada por su velamen triangular y bajo calado, siendo lo más común que cuenten con un sólo mástil. El aspecto más revolucionario del dhow en la historia naval fue su velamen triangular, el …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • dhow — UK [daʊ] / US noun [countable] Word forms dhow : singular dhow plural dhows an Arab ship with low sides and sails shaped like triangles …   English dictionary

  • Dhow — Daus um 1906 vor Daressalam Dau um 1936 im Golf von Aden …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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