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Origin of submarine

1640–50; 1895–1900 for def. 1; sub- + marine

regional variation note for submarine

3. See hero sandwich.

OTHER WORDS FROM submarine

an·ti·sub·ma·rine, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for submarine

submarine
/ (ˈsʌbməˌriːn, ˌsʌbməˈriːn) /

noun

a vessel, esp one designed for warfare, capable of operating for protracted periods below the surface of the seaOften shortened to: sub
(modifier)
  1. of or relating to a submarinea submarine captain
  2. occurring or situated below the surface of the seaa submarine cable
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