Etymology
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neritic (adj.)

"pertaining to or inhabiting water bordering coasts, down to 100 fathoms," 1891, from German neritisch (Haeckel, 1890), perhaps from Nerita, a genus of mollusks, from Greek nēritēs "sea-mussel," from Nērus, the sea-god (see Nereid). Compare benthos.

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Definitions of neritic

neritic (adj.)
of or relating to the region of the sea over the continental shelf which is less than 200 meters deep;
neritic oil
neritic fauna
neritic (adj.)
relating to the region of shallow water adjoining the seacoast;
neritic fauna
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Dictionary entries near neritic

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nerd

nerdy

Nereid

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Nero

nertz

nerval

nervation

nerve