a small, narrow ship propelled by oars or lateen sails and used esp. in the Mediterranean
Origin of feluccafrom Spanish from Arabic fal?ka from uncertain or unknown; perhaps Classical Greek epholkion, small boat towed behind a ship
A narrow, swift, lateen-rigged sailing vessel of a type traditionally used on the Nile and in the Mediterranean Sea.
Origin of feluccaItalian feluca from Arabic falūka sloop from Greek epholkion small boat towed after a ship from ephelkein to tow ep-, epi- epi- helkein to drag, pull