lorcha

noun

lor·​cha
ˈlȯrshə
plural -s
: a three-masted sailing ship used in Chinese, Thai, and Philippine waters that has a hull built on a European model and rigging like that of a Chinese junk with batten lugsails

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“Lorcha.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lorcha. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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