naval

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English[edit]

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Borrowed from Old French naval, from Latin navalis.

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naval (not comparable)

  1. (nautical) Of or relating to a navy.
    • 2012 March 1, William E. Carter, Merri Sue Carter, “The British Longitude Act Reconsidered”, in American Scientist[1], volume 100, number 2, page 87:
      Conditions were horrendous aboard most British naval vessels at the time. Scurvy and other diseases ran rampant, killing more seamen each year than all other causes combined, including combat.

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naval (masculine and feminine plural navals)

  1. naval

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin nāvālem, accusative singular form of nāvālis (of ships), from nāvis (ship).

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naval (feminine singular navale, masculine plural navals, feminine plural navales)

  1. naval

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nāvālem, accusative singular form of nāvālis (of ships), from nāvis (ship).

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naval m, f (plural navais, comparable)

  1. naval

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nāvālem, accusative singular form of nāvālis (of ships), from nāvis (ship).

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naval (plural navales)

  1. (nautical) naval

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