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epipelagic

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adjective epi·pe·lag·ic \ˌe-pi-pə-ˈla-jik\

Definition of epipelagic

  1. :  of, relating to, or constituting the part of the oceanic zone into which enough light penetrates for photosynthesis



1940

First Known Use of epipelagic

1940


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of, relating to, or near a shore

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