eurybathic

adjective

eu·​ry·​bath·​ic ˌyu̇r-i-ˈba-thik How to pronounce eurybathic (audio)
: capable of living on the bottom in both deep and shallow water

Word History

Etymology

eury- + Greek bathos depth

First Known Use

1902, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of eurybathic was in 1902

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Cite this Entry

“Eurybathic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eurybathic. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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