seaquake

noun

sea·​quake ˈsē-ˌkwāk How to pronounce seaquake (audio)
: a submarine earthquake

Word History

Etymology

sea + earthquake

First Known Use

1680, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of seaquake was in 1680

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“Seaquake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/seaquake. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

seaquake

noun
sea·​quake ˈsē-ˌkwāk How to pronounce seaquake (audio)
: a submarine earthquake

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