muletta

noun
mu·​let·​ta | \m(y)üˈletə\
plural -s

Definition of muletta 

: a Portuguese coasting ship that is similar to a tartan, has a large lateen sail, uses a jumble of sails when fishing, and has a pointed bow painted with a human eye

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History and Etymology for muletta

Portuguese muleta, probably diminutive of mula she-mule, from Latin

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