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variant of batho-: bathysphere.
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How to use bathy- in a sentence

  • We pass in and in, hardly dreaming beforehand of the windings of the deep bay which so truly bears the name of Bathy.

    Studies of Travel - Greece|Edward A. Freeman

British Dictionary definitions for bathy-

bathy-

batho-


combining form
indicating depthbathysphere; bathometer

Word Origin for bathy-

from Greek bathus deep
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Medical definitions for bathy-

bathy-

pref.
Deep; depth:bathophobia.
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