Etymology
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oceanic (adj.)

"belonging or relating to the ocean," 1650s, probably from French océanique, from océan (see ocean).

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Definitions of oceanic
1
oceanic (adj.)
relating to or occurring or living in or frequenting the open ocean;
oceanic islands like Bermuda
oceanic currents
oceanic birds
Synonyms: pelagic
oceanic (adj.)
resembling the ocean in apparent limitlessness in extent or degree;
the oceanic violence of his rage
oceanic (adj.)
constituting or living in the open sea;
oceanic life
oceanic waters
2
Oceanic (n.)
an eastern subfamily of Malayo-Polynesian languages;
Synonyms: Eastern Malayo-Polynesian
From wordnet.princeton.edu