subaquatic

adjective
sub·​aquat·​ic | \ ˌsəb-ə-ˈkwä-tik How to pronounce subaquatic (audio) , -ˈkwa- \

Definition of subaquatic

: somewhat aquatic subaquatic vegetation

Examples of subaquatic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Easy access from shore means that snorkelers, too, can take in Soufrière Bay’s subaquatic scenery. National Geographic, "Big-time adventures on an island where nature rules," 18 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of subaquatic

1844, in the meaning defined above

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“Subaquatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subaquatic. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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