rhumb

noun
\ˈrəm(b) \
plural rhumbs\ˈrəmz \

Definition of rhumb 

1 : a line or course on a single bearing

2 : any of the points of the mariner's compass

First Known Use of rhumb

1576, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for rhumb

Spanish rumbo rhumb, rhumb line

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