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1) dhow. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Nautical Any of various lateen-rigged sailing vessels, typically having a raised poop, a raked stem, and one or two masts, used along the coasts of the Indian Ocean....

2) 273. Ship. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...bunderboat [India], tartane, junk, lorcha, praam, proa or prahu, saic, sampan, xebec, dhow; dahabeah; nuggar; kayak, keel boat [U. S.], log canoe, pirogue; quadrireme,...

3) boat. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...is a familiar sight in the rivers and coastal waters of East Asia. The lateen-rigged dhow, in which energetic Arab merchants of the Middle Ages plied their trade...

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