: of or relating to the navigation of the sea :nautical<marine charts>
: of or relating to soldiers in the United States Marine Corps <marine barracks>
Word Root of MARINE
The Latin word mare, meaning “sea,” gives us the root mar. Words from Latin mare have something to do with the sea. Something marine, such as an animal or plant, lives in the sea. A marina is a dock in the sea where boats can anchor. A submarine is a ship that operates underwater in the sea.