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sublittoral

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adjective sub·lit·to·ral \ -ˈli-tə-rəl ; ˌsəb-ˌli-tə-ˈral , -ˈräl \

Definition of sublittoral

1 :situated, occurring, or formed on the aquatic side of a shoreline or littoral zone
2 :constituting the sublittoral

First Known Use of sublittoral

1839


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sublittoral

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Definition of sublittoral

:the deeper part of the littoral portion of a body of water; especially :the region in an ocean between the lowest point exposed by a low tide and the margin of the continental shelf

First Known Use of sublittoral

1886


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