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subaquatic

[suhb-uh-kwat-ik, -uh-kwot-] /ˌsʌb əˈkwæt ɪk, -əˈkwɒt-/
adjective
1.
living or growing partly on land, partly in water.
2.
under water.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; sub- + aquatic
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British Dictionary definitions for sub-aquatic

subaquatic

/ˌsʌbəˈkwætɪk; -ˈkwɒt-/
adjective
1.
living or growing partly in water and partly on land
2.
of or relating to conditions, existence, or activities under water
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