- born in or of the sea, as naiads.
- produced in or rising from the sea, as reefs.
Origin of sea-born
First recorded in 1585–95
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Examples from the Web for sea-born
Such was the character, and such the capacity of the sea-born republic.History of the United Netherlands, 1600-09, Vol. IV. Complete
John Lothrop Motley
So, too, the Teutonic Freyja took shape in the sea-born cloudlets of the upper air.Nature Mysticism
J. Edward Mercer
It was a few days later that the storm caught the islands, making them tremble in their sea-born bed.The Wolves of God
Yet not without a struggle do the sea-born goddess and the sea-doomed poet surrender their unaccomplished task.Yellowstone Nights
This is under the spell of the moon, of sea-born Aphrodite, mother and bitter goddess.Fantasia of the Unconscious
D. H. Lawrence