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nautical

nau·ti·cal

nautical

pronunciation:
naw tih kl
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part of speech: adjective
definition: of, relating to, or characteristic of the sea, sea transport, or sailors; naval or marine.
synonyms:
marine, maritime
similar words:
naval, ocean-going, oceanic, sailing, seafaring, seagoing
derivation: nautically (adv.)
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The word nautical contains the following parts:
naut Greek root that means ship; sailor
synonyms:
nav
 
-al2, -ial, -ual Latin adjective-forming suffix that means pertaining to
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The suffix -al2, -ial attaches primarily to nouns (national , environmental ) but sometimes to Latin or Greek roots (final , capital , comical ) to form adjectives. See also -ar1.