Meaning of NAVE in English

NAVE

~ 1

■ noun the central part of a church building, usually separated from the chancel by a step or rail and from adjacent aisles by pillars.

Origin

C17: from L. navis 'ship'.

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~ 2

■ noun the hub of a wheel.

Origin

OE nafu , nafa , of Gmc origin.

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