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BENTHIC

 Dictionary entry overview: What does benthic mean? 

BENTHIC (adjective)
  The adjective BENTHIC has 1 sense:

1. of or relating to or happening on the bottom under a body of water

  Familiarity information: BENTHIC used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BENTHIC (adjective)


Sense 1benthic [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of or relating to or happening on the bottom under a body of water

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

benthal; benthic; benthonic

Pertainym:

benthos (a region including the bottom of the sea and the littoral zones)


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