bathypelagic

[ bath-uh-puh-laj-ik ]
/ ˌbæθ ə pəˈlædʒ ɪk /

adjective Oceanography.

pertaining to or living in the bathyal region of an ocean.

Nearby words

  1. bathy-,
  2. bathyal,
  3. bathylimnetic,
  4. bathymetric,
  5. bathymetry,
  6. bathypelagic zone,
  7. bathyscaph,
  8. bathyscaphe,
  9. bathysphere,
  10. bathythermogram

Origin of bathypelagic

First recorded in 1905–10; bathy- + pelagic

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British Dictionary definitions for bathypelagic

bathypelagic

/ (ˌbæθɪpəˈlædʒɪk) /

adjective

of, relating to, or inhabiting the lower depths of the ocean between approximately 1000 and 4000 metres
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