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nethermost

[ neth-er-mohst, -muhst ]
/ ˈnɛð ərˌmoʊst, -məst /
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adjective

lowest; farthest down: the nethermost depths of the ocean.

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Origin of nethermost

First recorded in 1250–1300, nethermost is from the Middle English word nethermast.See nether, -most
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British Dictionary definitions for nethermost

nethermost
/ (ˈnɛðəˌməʊst) /

adjective

farthest down; lowest
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