Definition of babord in English:

babord

Pronunciation /ˈbabəd/ /ˈbabɔːd/ /ˈbabɔː/

noun

Scottish Nautical
  • The port side of a ship.

Origin

Early 16th century; earliest use found in Gavin Douglas (c1476–1522), poet and bishop of Dunkeld. Originally from Middle French babord, (rare) babort from Middle Dutch bakboord.