benthograph

noun
ben·​tho·​graph | \ ˈben-thə-ˌgraf \
plural -s

Definition of benthograph

: an instrument consisting of a hollow steel sphere that contains cameras and lighting equipment and is designed for underwater photographic exploration at great depths

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History and Etymology for benthograph

benthos + -graph

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“Benthograph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/benthograph. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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