moonsail

noun
moon·​sail | \ ˈmünsəl (usual nautical pronunciation), -nˌsāl \

Definition of moonsail

: a light square sail set above a skysail and carried by some clipper ships in light winds

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“Moonsail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/moonsail. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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