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Marine


/məˈrēn/

Adjective

1. Of or relating to the sea. (wordnetweb.princeton.edu)

2. Of, or pertaining to, a marine corps. (wiktionary.org)

3. Relating to or characteristic of or occurring on or in the sea. (wordnetweb.princeton.edu)

4. Native to or inhabiting the sea. (wordnetweb.princeton.edu)

Noun

1. A member of a body of troops trained to serve on land or at sea, in particular a member of the US Marine Corps. (Google Dictionary)

Word origin: From Middle French marin, from Old French marin “of the sea, maritime,” from Latin marinus “of the sea,” from mare “sea, the sea, seawater.”


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