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- adj. Pertaining to the benthos; living on the seafloor, as opposed to floating in the ocean.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. of, pertaining to, or occurring at the bottom of a body of water, especially referring to the ocean depths.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Living upon the bottom as distinguished from living in the water above; submarine; benthonic.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to or happening on the bottom under a body of water
From benthos. (Wiktionary)