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Any of various lateen-rigged sailing vessels with one or two masts, used especially along the eastern coast of Africa.
[Perhaps of eastern African origin.]
(Nautical Terms) a lateen-rigged coastal Arab sailing vessel with one or two masts
[C19: from Arabic dāwa]
any of various sailing vessels used by Arabs, generally lateen-rigged on two or three masts.
[1795–1805; < Arabic dāwa]
n → D(h)au f