Sunday, January 10, 2010

Caravel at Vizcaya Museum and Garden

Entrance Court

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] Unabridged

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