pelagic

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From Latin pelagicus (and possibly pelagus); from Ancient Greek πελαγικός (pelagikós), from πέλαγος (pélagos, sea).

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pelagic (comparative more pelagic, superlative most pelagic)

  1. (biology) Living in the open sea rather than in coastal or inland waters.

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Last modified on 19 November 2013, at 21:30