barkentine

noun bar·ken·tine \ ˈbär-kən-ˌtēn \
variants: or barquentine

Definition of barkentine

: a sailing ship of three or more masts with the foremast square-rigged and the others fore-and-aft rigged

Origin and Etymology of barkentine

5bark + -entine, alteration of -antine (as in brigantine)


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