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galleass

[gal-ee-as] /ˈgæl iˌæs/
noun, Nautical
1.
a fighting galley, lateen-rigged on three masts, used in the Mediterranean Sea from the 15th to the 18th centuries.
Origin
1535-1545
1535-45; < Old French galleasse, galiace < Old Italian galeaza (Venice), augmentative of galea galley
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galleass

/ˈɡælɪˌæs/
noun
1.
(nautical) a three-masted lateen-rigged galley used as a warship in the Mediterranean from the 15th to the 18th centuries
Word Origin
C16: from French galleasse, from Italian galeazza, from galeagalley
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