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  1. lateen-rignoun

    the rig on a lateen-rigged sailing vessel


  1. lateen-rig

    A lateen rig refers to a type of sailing rig characterized by a triangular sail that is set on a long yard mounted at an angle on the mast. It allows the boat to sail efficiently against the wind. Its origins trace back to Roman and Persian civilizations, but it's widely known for its extensive use in the Arab world during the Middle Ages. Later, it was adopted in the Mediterranean region, Indian Ocean, and parts of the Atlantic Ocean.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lateen-rig in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lateen-rig in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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