epeiric

epeiric

[adjective]

  • Describing the part of a sea that lies over a continental shelf.

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Examples For epeiric

  • By later today, we'll have turned west, will pass by Lake Manyara, epeiric Lake Eyasi, will be out on the fabled Serengeti.

    New Race

  • Abstract: Repeated sequences of carbonate and shale are punctuated by condensed sections of phosphatic conglomerate in the epeiric deposits of the Trans-Saharan Seaway in northeastern Mali.

    Archive 2008-03-01

Notes For epeiric

The word 'epeiric' comes from a Greek word meaning 'continent'.