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pelagic

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of pelagic

  1. 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> Synonyms maritime, oceanic, marineRelated Words abyssal, deep-sea, deepwater, saltwater; benthic; admiralty, nautical, naval; undersea, underwater; hydrographic, oceanographic (also oceanographical)

  2. 2 of, relating to, or occurring in the open sea <at one time pelagic whaling was the cornerstone of the island's economy> Synonyms blue-water, oceanic, deep-seaRelated Words deepwater; marine, maritime, nauticalNear Antonyms littoral




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