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Definition of Admiral


  1. A naval officer of the highest rank; a naval officer of high rank, of which there are different grades. The chief gradations in rank are admiral, vice admiral, and rear admiral. The admiral is the commander in chief of a fleet or of fleets.
  2. The ship which carries the admiral; also, the most considerable ship of a fleet.
  3. A handsome butterfly (Pyrameis Atalanta) of Europe and America. The larva feeds on nettles.
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Admiral Translations

admiral in Afrikaans is admiraal
admiral in Danish is admiral
admiral in Dutch is admiraal, vlootvoogd
admiral in French is amiral
admiral in German is Admiral {m}
admiral in Italian is ammiraglio
admiral in Portuguese is almirante
admiral in Spanish is almirante
admiral in Swedish is amiral