moleta

noun mo·le·ta \məˈlātə\

Definition of moleta

plural

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  1. :  a short-masted Portuguese fishing boat having a large lateen sail, two outriggers and a bowsprit that carry up to six sails, and an outrigger at the stern with two triangular sails

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Origin and Etymology of moleta

Portuguese moleta, muleta, from muleta crutch, from Spanish — more at muleta


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