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[la-teen-rigd, luh-]
  1. having lateen sails.
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Origin of lateen-rigged

First recorded in 1875–80
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • The Santa Maria, like most 'Spaniards,' had a lateen-rigged mizzen.

    All Afloat

    William Wood

  • The vessels are schooners, lateen-rigged, from three to fourteen tons.

  • The latter and the fore and main masts were square-rigged, and the mizzen was lateen-rigged.

    Ancient and Modern Ships.

    George C. V. Holmes

  • A small coasting vessel of the Mediterranean, with one mast and a bowsprit, lateen-rigged.

    The Sailor's Word-Book

    William Henry Smyth

  • Possibly a lateen-rigged, sharper-bowed boat would even now be found to be a very fast and handy type for our rivers.