nPatamar(Naut) A vessel resembling a grab, used in the coasting trade of Bombay and Ceylon.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
npatamarA vessel employed in the coasting-trade of Bombay and Ceylon. Its keel has an upward curve amidships, and extends only about half the length of the vessel; the stem and stern, especially the former, have great rake; and the draft of water is much greater at the head than at the stern. These vessels sail remarkably well, and stow a good cargo.Imp. Dict.
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
nPatamarpat′a-mär a vessel on the Bombay coast, with arched keel, and great stem and stern rake.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From the native name
Others possess Patamars and Dhonies.
"The Humour and Pathos of Anglo-Indian Life" by Dr. Ticklemore