lancha

noun lan·cha \ ˈlanchə \
variants: or lanchara \lanˈchärə, -charə\

Definition of lancha

plural -s
: a light sailing ship largely used for trading in the East Indian archipelago and the Philippines

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Origin and Etymology of lancha

lancha from Spanish or Portuguese; Spanish, from Portuguese, from Malay lancharan, from lanchar effortless speed; lanchara from Portuguese, from Malay lancharan


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of lancha


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