forebody

noun

Definition of forebody 

1a : the part of a ship forward of the largest or midship cross section — compare afterbody, middle body

b : the part of a seaplane float or hull forward of the step specifically : the bottom surface forward of the step and below the chines

2 : thorax

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fore- + body

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