Barque meaning

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A sailing vessel of three or more masts, with all masts but the sternmost square-rigged, the sternmost being fore-and-aft-rigged.
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(archaic) Any small sailing vessel.
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(poetic) A sailing vessel or boat of any kind.
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Origin of barque

  • From Middle English barke 'boat', from Middle French barque, from Late Latin barca, from Vulgar Latin barica, from Ancient Greek βάρις (baris) (báris) 'Egyptian boat', from Coptic bari 'small boat', from Egyptian bēre. Possibly cognate with Spanish barco

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