\kɔːtˈi͡əɹɪə͡l], \kɔːtˈiəɹɪəl], \k_ɔː_t_ˈiə_ɹ_ɪ__əl]\
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Born in Lisbon, died in 1501. He received a license from the King of Portugal to make a voyage of discovery in 1500. He is reported to have visited a country far to the North, which was probably Greenland. He made a second voyage with three ships in 1501, during which he sailed for six or seven hundred miles along the coast of America. His vessel was never heard from.
By John Franklin Jameson
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- An exaggerated p. reniformis curved in the form of a horseshoe. a peculiar form p. in some cases of twin pregnancy. formation in which the two placentae twin gestation are united by a strip of placental tissue.