a sailing vessel, lateen-rigged on two masts, used in the Mediterranean Sea and along the Spanish and Portuguese coasts.
a small fishing boat formerly used in the San Francisco Bay area.
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How to use felucca in a sentence
Mrs. Armine stepped out of the felucca, helped by Ibrahim, and the felucca at once put off, and began to return across the Nile.
It was not long before I discovered that there was a mystery of some sort attaching to the felucca that lay at anchor in the bay.A Middy of the King | Harry Collingwood
But no sooner was the felucca seen and recognised than the whole place was thrown into a state of consternation.A Middy of the King | Harry Collingwood
The breeze that had filled the sails of the felucca had either died down or was the possession of the river.
The sailors set the great lateen sails of the felucca, which bellied out like things leaping into life.
British Dictionary definitions for felucca
a narrow lateen-rigged vessel of the Mediterranean
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