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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Relating to or inhabiting the layer of the water column of the open ocean that lies below the abyssopelagic layer at depths greater than about 6,000 meters (19,680 feet).

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  • adjective hadalpelagic

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[had(al) + pelagic.]

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