lateen definition

  • adjective:
    • Being, relating to, or rigged with a triangular sail hung on a long yard that's affixed at an angle towards the top of a short mast.
    • Of or with respect to a peculiar rig found in the Mediterranean and adjacent waters, esp. on the north coastline of Africa; pertaining to a lateen sail. See here.
    • rigged with a triangular (lateen sail).
    • rigged with a triangular (lateen) sail
  • noun:
    • A lateen-rigged boat.
    • A lateen sail.
    • A triangular fore-and-aft sail set on a boom in such method in which the tack is attached to the hull regarding the vessel therefore the no-cost end regarding the growth lifts the sail.
    • a triangular fore-and-aft sail used especially in the Mediterranean
  • others:
    • really, Latin: a word utilized only in lateen sail, lateen yard, lateen rig. In addition spelled latteen.

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