Meaning of MARINE in English
adj. & n.
1. of, found in, or produced by the sea.
2 a of or relating to shipping or naval matters (marine insurance). b for use at sea.
1. a country's shipping, fleet, or navy (mercantile marine; merchant marine).
2 a member of a body of troops trained to serve on land or sea.
3 a picture of a scene at sea.
Phrases and idioms:
marine stores new or old ships' material etc. sold as merchandise. marine trumpet a large single-stringed viol with a trumpet-like tone. tell that to the marines (or horse marines) colloq. an expression of disbelief.
Etymology: ME f. OF marin marine f. L marinus f. mare sea
Oxford English vocab. Оксфордский английский словарь. 2012