Meaning of gunter

gun•ter

Pronunciation: (gun'tur), [key]
  1. a jib-headed sail fastened to a vertical spar that is attached to a short mast, usually by two rings, in such a way that the spar can slide up the mast to spread the sail.

Gun•ter

Pronunciation: (gun'tur), [key]
  1. 1581–1626, English mathematician and astronomer: inventor of various measuring instruments and scales.
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