adjective na·val \ˈnā-vəl\

: of or relating to a country's navy

Full Definition of NAVAL

obsolete :  of or relating to ships or shipping
a :  of or relating to a navy
b :  consisting of or involving warships

Origin of NAVAL

Middle English, from Latin navalis, from navis ship
First Known Use: 15th century

Other Nautical Terms

avast, aweigh, flotsam, jib, keel, lee, port, starboard, stay
NAVAL Defined for Kids


adjective na·val \ˈnā-vəl\

Definition of NAVAL for Kids

:  of or relating to a navy or warships <naval vessels>
July 29, 2015
indomitable Hear it
incapable of being subdued or conquered
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