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carvel

[kahr-vuh l] /ˈkɑr vəl/
noun
1.
Origin
late Middle English
late Middle English carvile < Dutch karveel caravel
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caravel

/ˈkærəˌvɛl/
noun
1.
a two- or three-masted sailing ship, esp one with a broad beam, high poop deck, and lateen rig that was used by the Spanish and Portuguese in the 15th and 16th centuries
Word Origin
C16: from Portuguese caravela, diminutive of caravo ship, ultimately from Greek karabos crab, horned beetle

carvel

/ˈkɑːvəl/
noun
1.
another word for caravel
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