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English noun: corsair

1. corsair (person) a pirate along the Barbary Coast


SynonymsBarbary pirate


Broader (hypernym)buccaneer, pirate, sea robber, sea rover


Instance hyponymBarbarossa, Khayr ad-Din

2. corsair (artifact) a swift pirate ship (often operating with official sanction)


Broader (hypernym)pirate, pirate ship









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