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bathy-(word root) deep
Examples of words with the root bathy-: bathysphere
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1. Deep; depth: batholith.
2. Deep-sea: bathysphere.
[From Greek bathus, deep, and from Greek bathos, depth (from bathus).]
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indicating depth: bathysphere; bathometer.
[from Greek bathus deep]
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a combining form meaning “depth”: bathometer.
[comb. form of Greek báthos; bathy-, s. of bathýs deep]
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