hadal

adjective
ha·​dal | \ ˈhā-dᵊl How to pronounce hadal (audio) \

Definition of hadal

: of, relating to, or being the parts of the ocean below 6000 meters (about 20,000 feet)

First Known Use of hadal

1959, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hadal

French, from Hadès Hades

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