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barkentine

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[ bahr-kuhn-teen ]
/ 藞b蓱r k蓹n藢tin /
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noun Nautical.
a sailing vessel having three or more masts, square-rigged on the foremast and fore-and-aft-rigged on the other masts.
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Origin of barkentine

An Americanism dating back to 1685鈥95; bark3 + (brig)antine
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British Dictionary definitions for barkentine

barkentine

barkantine

/ (藞b蓱藧k蓹n藢ti藧n) /

noun
US and Canadian a sailing ship of three or more masts rigged square on the foremast and fore-and-aft on the othersBritish spellings: barquentine, barquantine

Word Origin for barkentine

C17: from barque + (brig) antine
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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