gennaker

noun
gen·​na·​ker | \ ˈje-ni-kər How to pronounce gennaker (audio) \

Definition of gennaker

: a spinnaker sail having an asymmetrical shape

First Known Use of gennaker

1983, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gennaker

blend of genoa and spinnaker

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gennaker

Gennesaret, Lake of

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“Gennaker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gennaker. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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