- of the sea or ocean; marine
- of bays, gulfs, etc. and inland seas, as distinguished from the ocean
Origin of thalassicFrench thalassique ; from Classical Greek thalassa, sea
Of or relating to seas or oceans, especially smaller or inland seas.
Origin of thalassicFrench thalassique, from Greek thalassa, sea.
(comparative more thalassic, superlative most thalassic)
- Used more often of smaller, or inland seas.
From French thalassique, from Ancient Greek Î¸Î¬Î»Î±ÏƒÏƒÎ± (thalassa, “sea") + -ique