archibenthos

[ahr-kuh-ben-thos]

noun

the ocean bottom between the littoral and abyssal zones: from depths of approximately 200 feet (60 meters) to 3300 feet (1000 meters).

Nearby words

  1. archfiend,
  2. archi,
  3. archi-,
  4. archibald,
  5. archibald prize,
  6. archiblast,
  7. archiblastic,
  8. archicarp,
  9. archidiaconal,
  10. archidiaconate

Origin of archibenthos


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