sternmost

[sturn-mohst or, esp. British, -muh st]
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adjective Nautical.

farthest aft.
nearest the stern.

Nearby words

  1. sterne, laurence,
  2. sternebra,
  3. sternforemost,
  4. sternite,
  5. sternitic,
  6. sterno,
  7. sterno-,
  8. sternoclavicular,
  9. sternoclavicular angle,
  10. sternocleidomastoid

Origin of sternmost

First recorded in 1615–25; stern2 + -most

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British Dictionary definitions for sternmost

sternmost

adjective nautical

farthest to the stern; aftmost
nearest the stern
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