abyssalpelagic

adjective
abys·​sal·​pelagic
variants: or less commonly abyssopelagic \ ə¦bi(ˌ)sō + ⸗¦⸗⸗ \

Definition of abyssalpelagic 

: of, relating to, or occurring in the open water of the abyssal zone

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First Known Use of abyssalpelagic

1844, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for abyssalpelagic

abyssal or abyss + -o- + pelagic

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