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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A triangular fore-and-aft sail used especially in the Mediterranean adj. - Rigged with a triangular sail.

Usage examples (31)
  • It was rigged, as all the boats on the Lake of Geneva are, with what are called lateen sails.
  • Large as sail that's called lateen --
  • So the lateen sail was hoisted on the mast of the pirogue.
  • She had two lateen-rigged sails, and the wind was in her favour. for more
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