ma·rine / məˈrēn/ • adj. of, found in, or produced by the sea: marine plants marine biology. ∎ of or relating to shipping or naval matters: marine insurance. ∎ (of artists or painting) depicting scenes at sea: marine painters.• n. a member of a body of troops trained to serve on land or at sea, in particular a member of the U.S. Marine Corps.PHRASES: tell that (or it) to the marines a scornful expression of disbelief.
So mariner XIII. — AN. mariner, (O)F. marinier :- medL. marīnārius.