bathysmal

adjective

ba·​thys·​mal
bəˈthizməl
: of or relating to the bottom of the deeper parts of the sea, especially those parts between 100 and 1000 fathoms deep

Word History

Etymology

Greek bathysma deep place (from bathys deep) + English -al

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“Bathysmal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bathysmal. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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