Galleass meaning

găl'ē-ăs', -əs
A large, fast, heavily armed three-masted Mediterranean galley of the 1500s and 1600s.
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A large, three-masted vessel having sails and oars and carrying heavy guns: used in the Mediterranean in the 16th and 17th cent.
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(nautical, historical) A type of rowable vessel of the 16th and 17th centuries, similar to a galley but larger, and normally equipped with sails.
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Origin of galleass

Old French galeasse from Old Italian galeaza augmentative of galea galley from Old Provençal or Catalan galley