"caravel" Definition

  1. n. A name given to several kinds of vessels.
  2. n. The caravel of the 16th century was a small vessel with broad bows, high, narrow poop, four masts, and lateen sails. Columbus commanded three caravels on his great voyage.
  3. n. A Portuguese vessel of 100 or 150 tons burden.
  4. n. A small fishing boat used on the French coast.
  5. n. A Turkish man-of-war.

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Position in dictionary: 14794 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., n., n., n.,
Words that start with "caravel": 1
Words that end with "caravel": 1
Words that contain "caravel": 1
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English Dictionary Definition of caravel

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