Complete Definition of "admiral"

English

Etymology
15th century. From Old French #Old French|admiral, amiral (modern amiral), from Arab. ARchar|اÙÙر (amÄ«r) âcommanderâ + -al. Later associated with admirable. Comapre amir, emir.

Pronunciation
IPA|/ËædmÉrÉl/ (UK)
IPA: WEAE /Ëæd.mÉ.lÌ©/
audio|en-us-admiral.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
en-noun

  1. obsolete A prince or Saracen leader under the Sultan.
  2. A naval officer of the highest rank; the commander of a country's naval forces.
  3. A naval officer of high rank, immediately below Admiral of the Fleet; the commander of a fleet or squadron.
  4. The ship which carries the admiral, the flagship; also, the most considerable ship of a fleet.
  5. (zoological) Any of various nymphalid butterflies of Europe and America, especially a red admiral or white admiral.

Translations
trans-top|a prince or Saracen leader under the Sultan
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trans-top|a naval officer of the highest rank
Albanian: admiral
Chinese: æµ·è»ä¸å°, æµ·åä¸å° (hÇijÅ«n shàngjiÄng)
Czech: admirál m
Japanese: æµ·è»å¤§å° (kaigun taishÅ)
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Portuguese: almirante m
Russian: адмиÑал (admirál) m
Spanish: almirante m
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trans-top|a naval officer of high rank, immediately below Admiral of the Fleet
Albanian: admiral
Chinese: æµ·è»ä¸å°, æµ·åä¸å° (hÇijÅ«n shàngjiÄng)
Japanese: æµ·è»å¤§å° (kaigun taishÅ)
Portuguese: almirante m
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Russian: адмиÑал (admirál) m
Spanish: almirante m
Urdu: ur-Arab|اÙÛر اÙبحر m
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trans-top|the ship which carries the admiral, the flagship
Russian: Ñлагман (flágman) m
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trans-top|nymphalid butterflies of Europe and America
Portuguese: almirante m
Russian: адмиÑал (admirál) m
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ttbc|Lithuanian: admirolas m (1, 3); flagmanas m (2)
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Derived terms
Admiral of the Fleet
admiralcy
rear admiral
vice admiral

Category:Military ranks
Category:Butterflies


Croatian

Etymology
From Arab.|hr term|scArab|اÙÙر|tramÄ«r||commander + term|-al|lang=hr.

Noun
hr-noun|m

  1. #English|admiral

Indonesian

Etymology
From w:Dutch language|Dutch admiraal

Noun
infl|noun|langid|gm

  1. #English|admiral

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