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nether

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adjective neth·er \ˈne-thər\

Simple Definition of nether

  • : located toward the bottom or more distant part of something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of nether

  1. 1 :  situated down or below :  lower

  2. 2 :  situated or believed to be situated beneath the earth's surface

Examples of nether in a sentence

  1. <skied the nether slope of the mountain>



Origin and Etymology 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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