bathypelagic

adjective
bathy·​pe·​lag·​ic | \ ˌba-thi-pə-ˈla-jik How to pronounce bathypelagic (audio) \

Definition of bathypelagic

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

First Known Use of bathypelagic

1891, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bathypelagic

bathy- + pelagic

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Cite this Entry

“Bathypelagic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bathypelagic. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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