epicontinental

adjective
epi·con·ti·nen·tal | \ ˌe-pi-ˌkän-tə-ˈnen-tᵊl \

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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