forebody

[ fawr-bod-ee, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔrˌbɒd i, ˈfoʊr- /

noun, plural fore·bod·ies.Nautical.

the part of a ship's hull forward of the middle body.

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Origin of forebody

First recorded in 1605–15; fore- + body
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