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Main Entry: nau·ti·cal
Pronunciation: primarystressnodott-i-kschwal, primarystressnät-
Function: adjective
Etymology: from Latin nauticus "nautical," from Greek nautikos (same meaning), from nautemacrons "sailor," from naus "ship" --related to ASTRONAUT, NAUSEA --see Word History at NAUSEA
: of or relating to sailors, navigation, or ships
- nau·ti·cal·ly /-k(schwa-)lemacron/ adverb

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