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marine

ma·rine

marine

 
pronunciation:
m rin
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having to do with the sea; living in or caused by the sea.
Marine charts will help us plan our trip across the ocean.All marine snakes are poisonous.
 
synonyms:
nautical
similar words:
aquatic, maritime
definition 2: having to do with ships.
They picked up marine supplies at the dock.
synonyms:
nautical, naval
similar words:
maritime, seafaring
 
part of speech: noun
definition: (sometimes capitalized) a member of the U.S. Marine Corps.
similar words:
soldier
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  geology, military, mollusk, sea
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The word marine contains the following part:
mar, mari Latin root that means sea