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dhow

 (dou)
n. Nautical
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.]

dhow

(daʊ)
n
(Nautical Terms) a lateen-rigged coastal Arab sailing vessel with one or two masts
[C19: from Arabic dāwa]

dhow

(daʊ)

n.
any of various sailing vessels used by Arabs, generally lateen-rigged on two or three masts.
[1795–1805; < Arabic dāwa]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dhow - a lateen-rigged sailing vessel used by Arabsdhow - a lateen-rigged sailing vessel used by Arabs
lateen-rig - the rig on a lateen-rigged sailing vessel
sailing ship, sailing vessel - a vessel that is powered by the wind; often having several masts
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dhow

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