aftermost

[ af-ter-mohst, ahf- or, esp. British, ahf-ter-muh st ]
/ ˈæf tərˌmoʊst, ˈɑf- or, esp. British, ˈɑf tər məst /

adjective

Nautical. farthest aft; aftmost: The aftermost sail is called a spanker.
hindmost; last.

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Origin of aftermost

before 900; after + -most; replacing Middle English aftermest, itself replacing Old English æftemest, equivalent to æfteme- (cognate with Gothic aftuma last; æfte (see aft1) + -m- superlative suffix) + (-e)st -est1
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British Dictionary definitions for aftermost

aftermost
/ (ˈɑːftəˌməʊst) /

adjective

closer or closest to the rear or (in a vessel) the stern; last
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