aplustre

noun
aplus·​tre | \ əˈpləstrē \
plural aplustria\ -​rēə \ or aplustra\ -​rə \

Definition of aplustre

: the curved ornamented stern of an ancient Greek or Roman ship

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History and Etymology for aplustre

Latin, probably from an Etruscan word borrowed from Greek aphlaston

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“Aplustre.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aplustre. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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