a rare petrel, Pterodroma cahow, of islets off Bermuda, until recently thought to have become extinct.
- Bermuda rig
Marconi rig. noun a fore-and-aft sailing boat rig characterized by a tall mainsail (Bermudian mainsail) that tapers to a point
- Bermuda shorts
shorts extending almost to the knee, worn for informal warm-weather dress. Historical Examples A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan John U. Wolff plural noun close-fitting shorts that come down to the knees Also called Bermudas
- Bermuda triangle
the triangular area in the Atlantic Ocean bounded by Bermuda, Puerto Rico, and a point near Melbourne, Florida, in which a number of ships and aircraft are purported to have disappeared mysteriously. Contemporary Examples Before 447: Seven Other Plane-Crash Mysteries The Daily Beast June 4, 2009 noun an area in the Atlantic Ocean bounded by […]
Marconi rig. a rig of triangular sails for a yacht. noun (nautical) a fore-and-aft sailing boat rig with triangular sails noun a fore-and-aft sailing boat rig characterized by a tall mainsail (Bermudian mainsail) that tapers to a point