carvel

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English carvile, from Dutch karveel, from Middle French caravelle, from Portuguese caravela, diminutive of caravo ‎(small vessel), from Late Latin carabus ‎(small wicker boat decked with hide), from Ancient Greek κάραβος ‎(kárabos, stag-beetle, crayfish, lobster, small boat).

Noun[edit]

carvel ‎(plural carvels)

  1. (nautical) a small lateen-rigged Mediterranean vessel with two masts, used to carry cargo
  2. the sea blubber

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