Etymology of galley
Posted by Johannes on 11 August 2013
The word galley comes from the Old French galie, from Medieval Latingalea, from the Late Greek galea, from galei (a kind of fish; Gr: γαλέη).
In modern Greek:
a) galera: galley [Gr: γαλέρα]
b) galeos: tope [a kind of fish; Gr: γαλέος]
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