- a rig of triangular sails for a yacht.
Origin of Marconi rig
First recorded in 1915–20; after G. Marconi
Also called Bermuda rig, Bermudan rig, Bermudian rig.
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- nautical a fore-and-aft sailing boat rig with triangular sails
C20: from Marconi, from its resemblance to some types of radio aerial