man-of-war
Pronunciation
  • (GA) IPA: /mæn.ə(v)ˈwɔɹ/
  • (RP) IPA: /man.ə(v)ˈwɔː/
  • (New Zealand) IPA: /mɛn.ɘ(v)ˈwoː/
Noun

man-of-war

  1. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see man, of, war (A military man.)
  2. (historical, military, watercraft) An armed naval vessel, primarily one armed with cannon and propelled by sails.
  3. A jellyfish-like marine cnidarian of the family Physaliidae, a Portuguese man-of-war or Pacific man-of-war.
    Synonyms: bluebottle
  4. (ornithology) A man of war bird, a magnificent frigatebird.
Translations
  • French: homme de guerre
  • Portuguese: guerreiro
  • Russian: вое́нный
  • Spanish: hombre de guerra
Translations
  • French: navire de guerre
  • German: Kriegsschiff
  • Italian: nave da guerra
  • Portuguese: navio de guerra
  • Russian: вое́нный кора́бль
  • Spanish: buque de guerra



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