Oceanic
Oceanic O`ce*an"ic ([=o]`sh[-e]*[a^]n"[i^]k), a. [Cf. F. oc['e]anique. See {Ocean}.] 1. Of or pertaining to the ocean; found or formed in or about, or produced by, the ocean; frequenting the ocean, especially mid-ocean. [1913 Webster]

Petrels are the most a["e]rial and oceanic of birds. --Darwin. [1913 Webster]

2. Of or pertaining to Oceania or its inhabitants. [1913 Webster]


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