oceanic


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Oceanic \O`ce*an"ic\ ([=o]`sh[-e]*[a^]n"[i^]k), a. [Cf. F.
   oc['e]anique. See Ocean.]
   1. Of or pertaining to the ocean; found or formed in or
      about, or produced by, the ocean; frequenting the ocean,
      especially mid-ocean.
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            Petrels are the most aerial and oceanic of birds.
                                                  --Darwin.
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   2. Of or pertaining to Oceania or its inhabitants.
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