carrack


car·rack

noun \ˈka-rək, -rik\

Definition of CARRACK

:  a beamy sailing ship especially of the 15th and 16th centuries

Origin of CARRACK

Middle English carrake, from Anglo-French carrak, from Old Spanish carraca, from Arabic qarāqīr, plural of qurqūr merchant ship, from Greek kerkouros light vessel
First Known Use: 14th century

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