a sailing vessel with its foremast square-rigged and its two other masts rigged fore and aft
Origin of barkentinefrom bark, modeled on brigantine
A sailing ship with from three to five masts of which only the foremast is square-rigged, the others being fore-and-aft rigged.
Origin of barkentineProbably bark 3 (brig)antine
Chilean barkentine Esmeralda
- (sailing) Alternative spelling of barquentine.