Al`ma*di"a (#), Al"ma*die (#), n. [F. almadie (cf. Sp. & Pg. almadia), fr. Ar. alma'diyah a raft, float.] Naut. (a)

A bark canoe used by the Africans.

(b)

A boat used at Calicut, in India, about eighty feet long, and six or seven broad.

 

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