pelagic

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EtymologyEdit

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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NounEdit

pelagic ‎(plural pelagics)

  1. (biology) Any organism that lives in the open sea rather than in coastal or inland waters.
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