bathysmal
pertaining to great ocean depths

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • bathysmal — ba·thys·mal …   English syllables

  • bathysmal —   a. pertaining to deepest part or bottom of sea …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • bathysmal — bəˈthizməl adjective Etymology: Greek bathysma deep place (from bathys deep) + English al : of or relating to the bottom of the deeper parts of the sea, especially those parts between 100 and 1000 fathoms deep …   Useful english dictionary

  • deep sea — Synonyms and related words: Bassalian, abyssal, aquatic, balneal, bathyal, bathybic, bathymetric, bathyorographical, bathypelagic, bathysmal, benthal, benthonic, benthopelagic, blue water, deep water, estuarine, grallatorial, hydrographic,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • marine — Synonyms and related words: Naval Construction Battalion, Naval Reservist, RN, Royal Marine, Royal Navy, Seabee, Seabees, USN, United States Navy, abyssal, aquatic, argosy, armada, bathyal, bathybic, bathymetric, bathyorographical, bathysmal,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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