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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dhow  \Dhow\,  n.  [Ar.  d[=a]o?] 
  A  coasting  vessel  of  Arabia,  East  Africa,  and  the  Indian 
  Ocean.  It  has  generally  but  one  mast  and  a  lateen  sail.  [Also 
  written  {dow}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dhow 
  n  :  a  lateen-rigged  sailing  vessel  used  by  Arabs 




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