[suhb-uh-kwat-ik, -uh-kwot-]


living or growing partly on land, partly in water.
under water.

Origin of subaquatic

First recorded in 1780–90; sub- + aquatic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for subaquatic

submerged, undersea, immersed, sunken, submarine, subaqueous

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British Dictionary definitions for subaquatic



living or growing partly in water and partly on land
of or relating to conditions, existence, or activities under water
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