Meaning of MARINE in English


[ma.rine] adj [ME, fr. L marinus, fr. mare sea; akin to OE mere sea, pool, OHG meri sea, OCS morje] (15c) 1 a: of or relating to the sea "~ life" b: of or relating to the navigation of the sea: nautical "a ~ chart" c: of or relating to the commerce of the sea: maritime "~ law" d: depicting the sea, seashore, or ships "a ~ painter"

2: of or relating to marines "~ barracks"

[2]marine n (1669) 1 a: the mercantile and naval shipping of a country b: seagoing ships esp. in relation to nationality or class

2: one of a class of soldiers serving on shipboard or in close association with a naval force; specif: a member of the U.S. Marine Corps

3: an executive department (as in France) having charge of naval affairs

4: a marine picture: seascape

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