babor

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French bâbord, from Dutch bakboord, from bak (rear) + boord (board), because the pilot was formerly located on the starboard.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /baˈboɾ/ [baˈβ̞oɾ]
  • Rhymes: -oɾ
  • Syllabification: ba‧bor

Noun[edit]

babor m (plural babores)

  1. (nautical) port (side)
    Antonym: estribor

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