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pelagic

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1 of or relating to the sea
  • among pelagic animals the undisputed king is the blue whale, the largest creature currently roaming the face of the earth

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2 of, relating to, or occurring in the open sea
  • at one time pelagic whaling was the cornerstone of the island's economy

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The first known use of pelagic was circa 1656

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“Pelagic.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pelagic. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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