Sunday, January 10, 2010
car⋅a⋅vel /ˈkærəˌvɛl/ [kar-uh-vel]
–noun a small Spanish or Portuguese sailing vessel of the Middle Ages and later, usually lateen-rigged on two or three masts.
[French caravelle, from Old French, from Old Portuguese caravela, diminutive of cáravo, ship, from Late Latin cārabus, a small wicker boat, from Late Greek kārabos, light ship]
Posted by Kellie Woodward at 10:48 PM