Definitions for galleassˈgæl iˌæs

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  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.

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  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

  2. Origin: [F. galasse, galace; cf. It. galeazza, Sp. galeaza; LL. galea a galley. See Galley.]


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