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bark•en•tine  (bärkən tēn′),USA pronunciation n. [Naut.]
  1. Nautical, Naval Termsa sailing vessel having three or more masts, square-rigged on the foremast and fore-and-aft-rigged on the other masts.
Also,  barkan•tine′, barquentine, barquantine. 
  • bark3 + (brig)antine 1685–95, American.


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barkentine, barkantine /ˈbɑːkənˌtiːn/ n
  1. US Canadian a sailing ship of three or more masts rigged square on the foremast and fore-and-aft on the others
    British spellings: barquentine, barquantine
Etymology: 17th Century: from barque + ( brig) antine



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