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pelagic

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pe=lag=ic

CIDE DICTIONARY

pelagica. [L. pelagicus.].
     Of or pertaining to the ocean; -- applied especially to animals that live at the surface of the ocean, away from the coast. Compare benthic.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

pelagic, adj.
1 of or performed on the open sea (pelagic whaling).
2 (of marine life) belonging to the upper layers of the open sea.

Etymology
L pelagicus f. Gk pelagikos (as PELAGIAN)

THESAURUS

pelagic

bathymetric, bathyorographical, deep-sea, hydrographic, marine, maritime, nautical, naval, navigational, ocean-going, oceanic, oceanographic, salty, seafaring, seamanlike, seamanly, terriginous, thalassic, water-borne

ROGET THESAURUS

pelagic

Ocean

N sea, ocean, main, deep, brine, salt water, waves, billows, high seas, offing, great waters, watery waste, vasty deep, wave, tide, hydrography, hydrographer, Neptune, Poseidon, Thetis, Triton, Naiad, Nereid, sea nymph, Siren, trident, dolphin, oceanic, marine, maritime, pelagic, pelagian, seagoing, hydrographic, bathybic, cotidal, at sea, on sea, afloat.


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