oceanaut

noun
ocea·​naut | \ ˈōshəˌnȯt, -nät \
plural -s

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First Known Use of oceanaut

1962, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for oceanaut

blend of ocean and -naut (as in aquanaut)

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The first known use of oceanaut was in 1962

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“Oceanaut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oceanaut. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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