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gulet

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡuːlɛt
 
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Definition of gulet in English:

noun

A traditional Turkish wooden sailing boat, now often used for holiday cruises.
Example sentences
  • Turkish dive gulets favour family holidays and the Med is a great destination for families with a diving interest.
  • Multi-activity specialist Neilson has also found that Mediterranean dive holidays aboard Turkish gulets are getting good repeat business from groups.
  • He explained that he was also the owner of a Turkish yacht called a gulet that ran four-day excursions along the country's southwest Mediterranean coast.

Origin

Turkish, via Italian goletta from French goélette.

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