lateen-rig


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Noun1.lateen-rig - the rig on a lateen-rigged sailing vessel
dhow - a lateen-rigged sailing vessel used by Arabs
lateen, lateen sail - a triangular fore-and-aft sail used especially in the Mediterranean
rigging, rig - formation of masts, spars, sails, etc., on a vessel
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He then shows that much of this influence has been obscured in coastal Africa by the development of innovations like lateen-rig sails and stern-mounted rudders by shipwrights of the Arabian sea.