a rig of triangular sails for a yacht.
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This tall, horizontally branched cactus is probably the most recognizable cactus in Arizona. What is it called?
Also called Bermuda rig, Bermudan rig, Bermudian rig.
Origin of Marconi rig
First recorded in 1915–20; after G. Marconi
OTHER WORDS FROM Marconi rigMar·co·ni-rigged, adjective
Words nearby Marconi rig
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British Dictionary definitions for Marconi rig
/ (mɑːˈkəʊnɪ) /
nautical a fore-and-aft sailing boat rig with triangular sails
Derived forms of Marconi rigMarconi-rigged, adjective
Word Origin for Marconi rig
C20: from Marconi, from its resemblance to some types of radio aerial
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