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Scope note
Sewn boats of East Africa origin, about thirty or fourty tons, and having a long curved prow, and rigged with a square sail of coarse matting. No longer used, mitepe were mainly engaged in traffic along the section the Swahili Coast that lies between Zanzibar and the Lamu Islands.
Accepted term: 27-May-2024