caïque

noun
ca·​ïque | \kä-ˈēk, ˈkīk\

Definition of caïque 

1 : a light skiff used on the Bosporus

2 : a Levantine sailing vessel

First Known Use of caïque

1625, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for caïque

French, from Turkish kayık

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