[gal-ee-as] /ˈgæl iˌæs/

noun, Nautical.
a fighting galley, lateen-rigged on three masts, used in the Mediterranean Sea from the 15th to the 18th centuries.
(nautical) a three-masted lateen-rigged galley used as a warship in the Mediterranean from the 15th to the 18th centuries


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