Meaning of MARINE in English


ma ‧ rine /məˈriːn/ BrE AmE adjective [only before noun]

[ Date: 1300-1400 ; Language: Latin ; Origin: marinus , from mare 'sea' ]

1 . relating to the sea and the creatures that live there:

the enormous variety of marine life

the effects of oil pollution on marine mammals

marine biology

2 . relating to ships or the navy SYN maritime

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