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pelagic

adjective

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  1. 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 Synonyms of pelagic maritime, oceanic, marineWords Related to pelagic abyssal, deep-sea, deepwater, saltwater; benthic; admiralty, nautical, naval; undersea, underwater; hydrographic, oceanographic (also oceanographical)

  2. 2 of, relating to, or occurring in the open sea at one time pelagic whaling was the cornerstone of the island's economy Synonyms of pelagic blue-water, oceanic, deep-seaWords Related to pelagic deepwater; marine, maritime, nauticalNear Antonyms of pelagic littoral


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