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barkentine

noun bar·ken·tine \ˈbär-kən-ˌtēn\

Definition of BARKENTINE

:  a sailing ship of three or more masts with the foremast square-rigged and the others fore-and-aft rigged

Variants of BARKENTINE

bar·ken·tine or bar·quen·tine \ˈbär-kən-ˌtēn\

Origin of BARKENTINE

5bark + -entine, alteration of -antine (as in brigantine)
First Known Use: 1693

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July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
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