WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
ben•thic  (benthik),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. Ecologyof or pertaining to a benthos.
  2. Ecologyof or pertaining to a benthon.
Also,  benthal, ben•thon•ic  (ben thonik).USA pronunciation 
  • benth(os) + -ic

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