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barquentine

[bahr-kuh n-teen] /ˈbɑr kənˌtin/
noun
Also, barquantine.
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barquentine

/ˈbɑːkənˌtiːn/
noun
1.
a sailing ship of three or more masts rigged square on the foremast and fore-and-aft on the others Usual US and Canadian spelling barkentine
Word Origin
C17: from barque + (brig)antine
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