benthic

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From benthos.

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benthic (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to the benthos; living on the seafloor, as opposed to floating in the ocean.
    • 2001, David Mitchell, Number 9 Dream
      With that, the rodent vanished into the benthic bowels of his pyrrhic pile.

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