lateen[la tēn′, lə-]
lateen definition by Webster's New World
Origin: French latine ; from (voile) latine, Latin (sail) ; from feminine of Classical Latin Latinus, Latin
lateen definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A lateen-rigged boat.
- A lateen sail.
Origin: French (voile) latine, lateen (sail), feminine of latin, Latin (from its use in the Mediterranean), from Old French; see Latin.