Definition for MA-RINE'

MA-RINE', a. [Fr. from L. marinus, from mare, the sea, W. mor, G. meer, Celtic muir, Russ. more, Sans. mirah. The seven lakes within the Delta Venetum were formerly called septem maria, and mare may signify a stand of water.]

  1. Pertaining to the sea; as, marine productions or bodies; marine shells.
  2. Transacted at sea; done on the ocean; as, marine engagement.
  3. Doing duty on the sea; as, a marine officer; marine forces.

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