cryptobenthic etymology

English word cryptobenthic comes from English benthic, English crypto- (Cryptographic.. Hidden, invisible.. Secret.)

Detailed word origin of cryptobenthic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
benthic English (eng) Pertaining to the benthos; living on the seafloor, as opposed to floating in the ocean.
crypto- English (eng) Cryptographic.. Hidden, invisible.. Secret.
cryptobenthic English (eng) Of fish: both benthic (living on or near the seafloor) and cryptic (hiding in crevices, or camouflaged).

Words with the same origin as cryptobenthic

Descendants of crypto-
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