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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch bakboord, from bak (rear) + boord (board), because the pilot was formerly located on the starboard and turned his back to the other side.

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NounEdit

bâbord m (plural bâbords)

  1. port (left-hand side of a vessel)

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse bakborði.

NounEdit

bâbord m (plural bâbords)

  1. (nautical) port (left-hand side of a vessel)