galiot

noun

gal·​i·​ot

variant spelling of galliot

1
: a small swift galley formerly used in the Mediterranean
2
[borrowed from Dutch galjoot, going back to Middle Dutch galiote, gaillioot, borrowed from Middle French galiote, feminine derivative of galiot] : a long narrow shallow-draft Dutch merchant sailing ship

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“Galiot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/galiot. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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