maritime

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French maritime, from Latin maritimus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmæ.ɹɪˌtaɪm/
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Adjective[edit]

maritime (comparative more maritime, superlative most maritime)

  1. Relating to or connected with the sea or its uses (as navigation, commerce, etc.).
    I enjoy maritime activities such as yachting and deep sea diving.
    • 1913, Robert Barr, chapter 1, in Lord Stranleigh Abroad[1]:
      “I have visited my quarters, and find them very comfortable. [] Steerage is like everything else maritime [] vastly improved since Robert Louis Stevenson took his trip third class to New York.”
  2. Bordering on the sea; living near the seacoast; coastal.
    the maritime states; a maritime people
  3. (zoology) Inhabiting the seashore; living coastwise; littoral. (distinguished from marine)
    a maritime bird or animal
    • 2004 March, Scott G. Somershoe; C. Ray Chandler, “Use of Oak Hammocks by Neotropical Migrant Songbirds: the Role of Area and Habitat”, in The Wilson Bulletin, volume 116, number 1, Lawrence, KS: Wilson Ornithological Society, page 56:
      On the coasts of South Carolina, Georgia, and northernmost Florida, maritime forests are dominated by live oaks (Quercus virginiana), and occur as large contiguous patches of forest on barrier islands, the immediate mainland, and as small patches (oak hammocks) scattered among coastal marshes.
  4. Of or relating to a sailor or seaman; nautical.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French maritime, borrowed from Latin maritimus (of the sea), from mare (sea). Doublet of Maremme.

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Adjective[edit]

maritime (plural maritimes)

  1. maritime

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German[edit]

Adjective[edit]

maritime

  1. inflection of maritim:
    1. strong/mixed nominative/accusative feminine singular
    2. strong nominative/accusative plural
    3. weak nominative all-gender singular
    4. weak accusative feminine/neuter singular

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

maritime

  1. vocative masculine singular of maritimus

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin maritimus.

Adjective[edit]

maritime m or f (plural maritimes)

  1. maritime (bordering the sea)
    • 1587, François de La Noue, F. E. Sutcliffe, Discours politiques et militaires ...:Nouvellement recueillis & mis en lumiere, page 829-830:
      Ceste-ci n'est pas si grande ni si plaisante que l'autre : elle a pourtant d'autres choses qui recompensent bien ces defauts, dont la principale est la situatió maritime.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

Descendants[edit]

  • English: maritime
  • French: maritime

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Adjective[edit]

maritime

  1. inflection of maritim:
    1. definite singular
    2. plural

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Adjective[edit]

maritime

  1. inflection of maritim:
    1. definite singular
    2. plural

Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

maritime

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of maritim.