Share this entry

galliass Line breaks: gal¦li|ass
Pronunciation: /ˈɡalɪəs/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of galliass in English:

noun

A large type of galley, chiefly used during the 16th and 17th centuries.

Origin

Mid 16th century: from Old French galleasse, from Italian galeaza 'large galley', from galea (see galley).

Definition of galliass in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day innocuous
Pronunciation: iˈnäkyo͞oəs
adjective
not harmful or offensive