galliot
or galiot noun Etymology: Middle English galiot, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin galeota, diminutive of galea galley, from Middle Greek Date: 14th century 1. a small swift galley formerly used in the Mediterranean 2. [Dutch galjoot, from Middle French galiot] a long narrow shallow-draft Dutch merchant sailing ship

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  • Galliot — war eine französische Automarke. Unternehmensgeschichte Das Unternehmen Société d Allumagne Électrique et d Accessoires aus Paris begann 1908 mit der Produktion von Automobilen, die als Galliot vermarktet wurden. Im gleichen Jahr wurde die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Galliot — Gal li*ot, n. See {Galiot}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • galliot — [gal′ē ət] n. 〚ME < OFr galiot, dim. of galie < ML galea, GALLEY〛 1. a small, swift galley with sails and oars, formerly used on the Mediterranean 2. a light Dutch merchant vessel of shallow draft, with a mainmast and jigger * * * …   Universalium

  • galliot — Galliot, herbe autrement nommée Resize, ou Sanemonde, Caryophyllata …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • galliot — [gal′ē ət] n. [ME < OFr galiot, dim. of galie < ML galea, GALLEY] 1. a small, swift galley with sails and oars, formerly used on the Mediterranean 2. a light Dutch merchant vessel of shallow draft, with a mainmast and jigger …   English World dictionary

  • galliot — noun A light galley …   Wiktionary

  • galliot — n. light and fast galley used in the past in the Mediterranean; light flatbottom Dutch merchant ship with one mast …   English contemporary dictionary

  • galliot — [ galɪət] (also galiot) noun historical 1》 a single masted Dutch cargo boat or fishing vessel. 2》 a small, fast galley used in the Mediterranean. Origin ME: from OFr. galiote or Du. galjoot, from a dimin. of med. L. galea galley …   English new terms dictionary

  • galliot — gal·li·ot …   English syllables

  • galliot — gal•li•ot [[t]ˈgæl i ət[/t]] n. naut. navig. galiot …   From formal English to slang

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