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bathyscaphe

noun bathy·scaphe \ˈba-thi-ˌskaf, -ˌskāf\

Definition of BATHYSCAPHE

:  a navigable submersible for deep-sea exploration having a spherical watertight cabin attached to its underside

Variants of BATHYSCAPHE

bathy·scaphe or bathy·scaph \-ˌskaf\

Origin of BATHYSCAPHE

International Scientific Vocabulary bathy- + Greek skaphē light boat
First Known Use: 1947

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