Definition of Benthon

1. the organisms living in the benthos [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Benthon

bent hang
bent on
bent on(p)
bent on a splice
bent the truth
bentch
bentched
bentches
bentching
benthal
benthic
benthic division
benthoal
benthon (current term)
benthonic
benthonic zone
benthons
benthophyte
benthophytes
benthos
benthoses
bentier
bentiest
benting time
benting times
bentiromide
bentiromide test
bento

Literary usage of Benthon

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1. Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen's Magazine by Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen (1894)
"So benthon Libros was engaged. It was a new line of bookkeeping to him, ... They had been in business but six months when benthon Libros entered the office ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1922)
"The Plankton epoch, says Church, gave rise to the first encysted flagellate plants which, under conditions of the benthon, developed multicellular thallus, ..."

3. Scott's Last Expedition ...: Vol. I. Being the Journals of Captain R. F by Robert Falcon Scott, Leonard Huxley (1913)
"He proceeded to draw divisions between the bottom organisms without power of motion, benthon, the nekton motile life in mid-water, and the plankton or ..."

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