Terminology from the Age of Sail

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Lateen: A triangular fore-and-aft sail set from a long spar set at an angle to a relatively short mast and found in traditional vessels of the Iberian Peninsula, Mediterranean, and Indian Ocean. Lateen comes from the word latium, meaning Rome and surrounding area.
Lateen-rigged: Rigged with triangular lateen fore-and-aft sails.

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