Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) a large galleon sailed in the Mediterranean as a merchantman

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Synonyms of Carrack


Alternate forms of Carrack

Hypernyms: galleon

Origin of the word Carrack

  1. late 14c., from O.Fr. carraque, from Arabic qaraqir, pl. of qurqur "merchant ship," perhaps from L. carricare (see charge). more

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