genoa

noun
gen·​oa | \ ˈje-nə-wə How to pronounce genoa (audio) \

Definition of genoa

: a large jib that overlaps the mainsail and is used especially in racing

First Known Use of genoa

1932, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for genoa

Genoa, Italy

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“Genoa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/genoa. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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Genoa geographical name

Gen·​oa | \ ˈje-nō-ə How to pronounce Genoa (audio) \
variants: or Italian Genova \ ˈje-​nō-​(ˌ)vä How to pronounce Genoa (audio) \ or ancient Genua \ ˈjen-​yə-​wə How to pronounce Genoa (audio) \

Definition of Genoa

commune and port in northwestern Italy; capital of Liguria at the foot of the Apennines and at the head of the Gulf of Genoa (an arm of the Ligurian Sea) population 586,180

Other Words from genoa

Genoese \ ˌje-​nō-​ˈēz How to pronounce Genoa (audio) , -​ˈēs \ adjective or noun
Genovese \ ˌje-​nə-​ˈvēz How to pronounce Genoa (audio) , -​ˈvēs \ adjective or noun

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