lateen

Definitions of lateen
  1. noun
    a triangular fore-and-aft sail used especially in the Mediterranean
    synonyms: lateen sail
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    type of:
    fore-and-aft sail
    any sail not set on a yard and whose normal position is in a fore-and-aft direction
  2. adjective
    rigged with a triangular (lateen) sail
    synonyms: lateen-rigged
    rigged
    fitted or equipped with necessary rigging (sails and shrouds and stays etc)
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