adj. [Gr. cheimon, winter; pelagos, sea]
Certain deep-sea organisms that appear at the surface only in winter.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • chimopelagic — chi·mo·pelagic …   English syllables

  • chimopelagic — |kīmō+ adjective Etymology: chim (from Gk. cheima, cheimōn winter) + o + pelagic : being or belonging to marine organisms living in the depths of the sea except in winter when they rise to the surface …   Useful english dictionary

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