bathypelagic

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adjective bathy·pe·lag·ic \ˌba-thi-pə-ˈla-jik\

Definition of bathypelagic

  1. :  of, relating to, or living in the ocean depths especially between approximately 2000 and 12,000 feet (600 and 3600 meters)

Origin and Etymology of bathypelagic

bathy- + pelagic


First Known Use: 1891


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