sea captain

noun
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of sea captain

:the master especially of a merchant vessel

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First Known Use of sea captain

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SEA CAPTAIN Defined for English Language Learners

sea captain

noun

Definition of sea captain for English Language Learners

  • : the captain of a ship that travels on the sea


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