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zebec

[zee-bek] /ˈzi bɛk/
noun, Nautical
1.
Also, zebeck.
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British Dictionary definitions for zebec

xebec

/ˈziːbɛk/
noun
1.
a small three-masted Mediterranean vessel with both square and lateen sails, formerly used by Algerian pirates and later used for commerce
Word Origin
C18: earlier chebec from French, ultimately from Arabic shabbāk; present spelling influenced by Catalan xabec, Spanish xabeque (now jabeque)

zebec

/ˈziːbɛk/
noun
1.
variant spellings of xebec
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