Definition of carrack
: a beamy sailing ship especially of the 15th and 16th centuries
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There’s a cruise on the Esperanza, a three-masted Spanish carrack.
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Origin and Etymology of carrack
Middle English carrake, from Anglo-French carrak, from Old Spanish carraca, from Arabic qarāqīr, plural of qurqūr merchant ship, from Greek kerkouros light vessel
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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