Definitions for galiotˈgæl i ət
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
gal•i•otˈgæl i ət(n.)
or gal•li•ot 1
a small galley propelled by sails and oars.
Category: Nautical, Navy
Origin of galiot:
1325–75; ME galiote < MF < ML galeota, dim. of galeagalley
a small galley, formerly used in the Mediterranean, built mainly for speed. It was moved both by sails and oars, having one mast, and sixteen or twenty seats for rowers
a strong, light-draft, Dutch merchant vessel, carrying a mainmast and a mizzenmast, and a large gaff mainsail
A galiot, galliot or galiote, is a term for three different types of historical naval vessels that sailed on different seas, and for a type of French flat-bottom river boat or barge.
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