pinnace

noun
pin·nace | \ˈpi-nəs \

Definition of pinnace 

1 : a light sailing ship especially : one used as a tender

2 : any of various ship's boats

First Known Use of pinnace

1538, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for pinnace

Middle French pinace, probably from Old Spanish pinaza, from pino pine, from Latin pinus

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