noun pin·nace \ˈpi-nəs\

Definition of PINNACE

:  a light sailing ship; especially :  one used as a tender
:  any of various ship's boats

Origin of PINNACE

Middle French pinace, probably from Old Spanish pinaza, from pino pine, from Latin pinus
First Known Use: 1538

Rhymes with PINNACE


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