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

  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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Galiot(noun)

    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

  2. Galiot(noun)

    a strong, light-draft, Dutch merchant vessel, carrying a mainmast and a mizzenmast, and a large gaff mainsail

Freebase

  1. Galiot

    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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