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An underwater mountain rising from the ocean floor and having a peaked or flat-topped summit below the surface of the sea.
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(Physical Geography) a submarine mountain rising more than 1000 metres above the surrounding ocean floor. Compare guyot
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a mountain rising several hundred fathoms above the seafloor but having its summit well below the surface of the water.
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|Noun||1.||seamount - an underwater mountain rising above the ocean floor|
guyot - a seamount of volcanic origin (especially in the Pacific Ocean)
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