ETYM Latin marinus, from mare the sea: cf. French marin. Related to Mere a pool.
1. Native to or inhabiting the sea; SYN. saltwater.
2. Of or relating to military personnel who serve both on land at at sea (specifically the (USA) Marine Corps).
3. Of or relating to the sea.
ETYM Latin maritimus, from mare the sea: cf. French maritime. Related to Mere a pool.
Bordering on or living or characteristic of those near the sea.