epicontinental

adjective
epi·​con·​ti·​nen·​tal | \ ˌe-pi-ˌkän-tə-ˈnen-tᵊl How to pronounce epicontinental (audio) \

Definition of epicontinental

: lying upon a continent or a continental shelf epicontinental seas

First Known Use of epicontinental

1898, in the meaning defined above

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“Epicontinental.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epicontinental. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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