nether


neth·er

adjective \ˈne-thər\

: located toward the bottom or more distant part of something

Full Definition of NETHER

1
:  situated down or below :  lower
2
:  situated or believed to be situated beneath the earth's surface

Examples of NETHER

  1. <skied the nether slope of the mountain>

Origin of NETHER

Middle English, from Old English nithera, from nither down; akin to Old High German nidar down, Sanskrit ni
First Known Use: before 12th century

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