bakboord

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EtymologyEdit

bak ‎(rear) +‎ boord ‎(board), because the pilot was formerly located on the starboard, thereby turning his back to the other side.

PronunciationEdit

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  • Hyphenation: bak‧boord

NounEdit

bakboord n ‎(plural bakboorden, diminutive bakboordje n)

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

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