adjective \ˈpra\

Definition of PROW


Origin of PROW

Middle English, from Anglo-French pru, prou — more at proud
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with PROW


noun \ˈpra, archaic ˈprō\

: the front of a ship

Full Definition of PROW

:  the bow of a ship :  stem
:  a pointed projecting front part

Origin of PROW

Middle French proue, probably from Old Italian dialect prua, from Latin prora, from Greek prōira
First Known Use: 1555

Other Nautical Terms

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


noun \ˈpra\

Definition of PROW for Kids

:  the bow of a ship


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