pelagic


pelagic

adjective

Definition of PELAGIC

1
of or relating to the sea <among pelagic animals the undisputed king is the blue whale, the largest creature currently roaming the face of the earth>
2
of, relating to, or occurring in the open sea <at one time pelagic whaling was the cornerstone of the island's economy>
Near Antonyms littoral

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