bankskuta

noun
bank·​sku·​ta | \ ˈbaŋkˌskütə \
variants: or less commonly bankskoite \ -​kȯitə \
plural -s

Definition of bankskuta

: a usually ketch-rigged Scandinavian fishing craft designed for use in the North Sea bank fisheries and averaging from 30 to 70 tons burden

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History and Etymology for bankskuta

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 23 Jan. 2021.

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