bankskuta

noun

bank·​sku·​ta
ˈbaŋkˌskütə
variants or less commonly bankskoite
-kȯitə
plural -s
: a usually ketch-rigged Scandinavian fishing craft designed for use in the North Sea bank fisheries and averaging from 30 to 70 tons burden

Word History

Etymology

bankskuta from Swedish, from bank + skuta sloop, smack; bankskoite from Norwegian bankskøite, from bank + skøite sloop, smack

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“Bankskuta.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bankskuta. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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