sternmost

[ sturn-mohst or, esp. British, -muh st ]
/ ˈstɜrn moʊst or, esp. British, -məst /

adjective Nautical.

farthest aft.
nearest the stern.

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Origin of sternmost

First recorded in 1615–25; stern2 + -most
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British Dictionary definitions for sternmost

sternmost
/ (ˈstɜːnˌməʊst) /

adjective nautical

farthest to the stern; aftmost
nearest the stern
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