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dhow

noun \ˈda\

: an Arab boat that is low in the front, high in the back, and that usually has one or two sails that are shaped like triangles

Full Definition of DHOW

:  an Arab lateen-rigged boat usually having a long overhang forward, a high poop, and a low waist

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Origin of DHOW

Arabic dāwa
First Known Use: 1785

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