fur·​ther·​most ˈfər-t͟hər-ˌmōst How to pronounce furthermost (audio)
: most distant : farthest

Examples of furthermost in a Sentence

a probe that will travel into the furthermost reaches of deep space
Recent Examples on the Web In 2001, tree-ring experts at the University of Arizona used chemical analyses and discovered that the wood in the Puebloan constructions was sourced from mountain ranges at least 46 miles away—the furthermost, Chuska mountains, are 62 miles away from Chaco Canyon. Popsci Staff, Popular Science, 7 June 2023 This is the furthermost northern latitude where Pinot Noir is cultivated. Joseph V Micallef, Forbes, 18 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of furthermost was in the 15th century

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“Furthermost.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/furthermost. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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fur·​ther·​most ˈfər-t͟hə(r)-ˌmōst How to pronounce furthermost (audio)
: most distant : farthest

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