bâbord

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From Dutch bakboord, from bak(rear) + boord(board), because the pilot was formerly located on the starboard and turned his back to the other side.

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bâbord m ‎(plural bâbords)

  1. port (left-hand side of a vessel)

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bakborði.

Noun[edit]

bâbord m ‎(plural bâbords)

  1. (nautical) port (left-hand side of a vessel)