bathyscaphe

noun bathy·scaphe \ ˈba-thi-ˌskaf , -ˌskāf \
variants: or bathyscaph play \-ˌskaf\

Definition of bathyscaphe

:a navigable submersible for deep-sea exploration having a spherical watertight cabin attached to its underside

Origin and Etymology of bathyscaphe

borrowed from French bathyscaphe, from bathy- bathy- + Greek skáphos "hull of a ship, ship"


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