subaerial

adjective sub·aer·i·al \ ˌsəb-ˈer-ē-əl , -ā-ˈir-ē-əl \
Updated on: 28 Feb 2018

Definition of subaerial

: situated, formed, or occurring on or immediately adjacent to the surface of the earth
  • subaerial erosion
  • subaerial roots

subaerially

play \ˌsəb-ˈer-ē-ə-lē, -ā-ˈir-ē-ə-lē\ adverb

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1726


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