Definitions for galleassˈgæl iˌæs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gal•le•assˈgæl iˌæs(n.)

  1. a fighting galley, lateen-rigged on three masts, used in the Mediterranean Sea from the 15th to the 18th centuries.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

Origin of galleass:

1535–45; < OF galleasse, galiace < Venetian galeaza


  1. galleass(Noun)

    A type of rowable vessel similar to but larger than galleys used in 16th and 17th century. A galleass was normally equipped with sails.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Galleass(noun)

    a large galley, having some features of the galleon, as broadside guns; esp., such a vessel used by the southern nations of Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries. See Galleon, and Galley


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