bankskuta

noun bank·sku·ta \ ˈbaŋkˌskütə \
variants: or less commonly bankskoite \-kȯitə\

Definition of bankskuta

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

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Origin and Etymology of bankskuta

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


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