Definition of Caravel. Meaning of Caravel. Synonyms of Caravel

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Definition of Caravel

Caravel
Caravel Car"a*vel (k[a^]r"[.a]*v[e^]l), n. [F. caravelle (cf. It. caravella, Sp. carabela), fr. Sp. caraba a kind of vessel, fr. L. carabus a kind of light boat, fr. Gr. ka`rabos a kind of light ship, NGr. kara`bi ship, vessel.] [written also carvel and caravelle.] (Naut.) A name given to several kinds of vessels. (a) The caravel of the 16th century was a small vessel with broad bows, high, narrow poop, four masts, and lateen sails. Columbus commanded three caravels on his great voyage. (b) A Portuguese vessel of 100 or 150 tons burden. (c) A small fishing boat used on the French coast. (d) A Turkish man-of-war.

Meaning of Caravel from wikipedia

- The caravel (Portuguese: caravela, IPA: [kɐɾɐˈvɛlɐ]) is a small maneuverable sailing ship that uses both lateen and square sails and was known for its...
- The caravel is a type of sailing ship. Caravel may also refer to: Caravel (horse), an American Thoroughbred racehorse SV Independiente Caravel or simply...
- The square-rigged caravel (Portuguese: caravela redonda), was a sailing ship created by the Portuguese in the second half of the fifteenth century. A...
- Caravel (foaled March 1, 2017) is a retired American Thoroughbred racehorse. She won 15 races in her career, of which 13 were stakes races. Her top victories...
- 'Little Boy'). She was a standard caravel-type vessel. The other ships of the Columbus expedition were the caravel-type Pinta and the carrack-type Santa...
- Caravels are an American post-hardcore band from Henderson, Nevada. Caravels began in 2010 with the release of an EP titled Floorboards. In 2011, Caravels...
- 6°55′37″W / 37.2104°N 6.9270°W / 37.2104; -6.9270 The Wharf of the Caravels (Spanish: Muelle de las Carabelas) is a museum in Palos de la Frontera...
- entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of The Caravel Group Limited, a global conglomerate engaged primarily in resources trading...
- in earlier examples. The most famous examples of caravels were the Niña and the Pinta. The caravel became increasingly common in Northern European waters...
- Notorious is a replica fifteenth-century caravel. The ship took ten years to build, made entirely from reclaimed timber. It was launched at Martins Point...