navarch

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin navarchus from Ancient Greek ναύαρχος (naúarkhos, leader of the ships), corresponding to navy +‎ -arch.

Noun[edit]

navarch (plural navarchs)

  1. (historical, Ancient Greece) The commander of a fleet.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for navarch in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)