transmarine

adjective
trans·​ma·​rine | \ ˌtran(t)s-mə-ˈrēn How to pronounce transmarine (audio) , ˌtranz- \

Definition of transmarine

1 : being or coming from beyond or across the sea
2 : passing over or extending across the sea

First Known Use of transmarine

1583, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for transmarine

Latin transmarinus, from trans- + mare sea — more at marine

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“Transmarine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/transmarine. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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