The definition of nautical is relating to ships, sailing, navigation on the water.(adjective)
An example of nautical used as an adjective is the phrase "nautical breeze" which means a breeze coming from the sea.
See nautical in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr nautique < L nauticus < Gr nautikos < nautēs, sailor, seaman < naus, a ship: see navy
See nautical in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: From Latin nauticus
Origin: , from Greek nautikos
Origin: , from nautēs, sailor
Origin: , from naus, ship; see nāu- in Indo-European roots.
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