Results for Xebec

Definitions of Xebec:

part of speech: noun

A small three- masted vessel much used by the former corsairs of Algiers.

part of speech: noun

A small three- masted vessel used in the Mediterranean Sea.

part of speech: noun

A three- masted ship of the Mediterranean Sea; formerly used by Algerian pirates. Also, zebec.

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