tha·​las·​sic thə-ˈla-sik How to pronounce thalassic (audio)
: of, relating to, or situated or developed about inland seas

Word History


French thalassique, from Greek thalassa sea

First Known Use

1883, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of thalassic was in 1883

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“Thalassic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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