benthograph

noun

ben·​tho·​graph
ˈben-thə-ˌgraf
plural -s
: an instrument consisting of a hollow steel sphere that contains cameras and lighting equipment and is designed for underwater photographic exploration at great depths

Word History

Etymology

benthos + -graph

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“Benthograph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/benthograph. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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