nao

noun
\ ˈnau̇ \
plural -s

Definition of nao

: a medium-sized sailing ship of the late middle ages

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History and Etymology for nao

Spanish, from Catalan nau, from Latin navis ship

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“Nao.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nao. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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