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 for Lateen
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  lateen \la*teen"\, a.
     1. (Naut.) Of or pertaining to a peculiar rig used in the
        Mediterranean and adjacent waters, esp. on the northern
        coast of Africa; pertaining to a lateen sail. See below.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. rigged with a triangular (lateen sail).
     Syn: lateen-rigged.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: rigged with a triangular (lateen) sail [syn: lateen,
      n 1: a triangular fore-and-aft sail used especially in the
           Mediterranean [syn: lateen, lateen sail]

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