Definition of barque in English:

barque

(also bark)

noun

  • 1A sailing ship, typically with three masts, in which the foremast and mainmast are square-rigged and the mizzenmast is rigged fore-and-aft.

    1. 1.1literary A boat.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French, probably from Provençal barca, from late Latin barca ship's boat.

Pronunciation:

barque

/bärk/