sublittoral


1sub·lit·to·ral

adjective \-ˈli-tə-rəl; ˌsəb-ˌli-tə-ˈral, -ˈräl\

Definition of SUBLITTORAL

1
:  situated, occurring, or formed on the aquatic side of a shoreline or littoral zone
2
:  constituting the sublittoral

First Known Use of SUBLITTORAL

1846

2sublittoral

noun

Definition of SUBLITTORAL

:  the deeper part of the littoral portion of a body of water; especially :  the region in an ocean between the lowest point exposed by a low tide and the margin of the continental shelf

First Known Use of SUBLITTORAL

circa 1935

Rhymes with SUBLITTORAL

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