noun an eastern subfamily of Malayo-Polynesian languages
adjective relating to or occurring or living in or frequenting the open ocean
- oceanic islands like Bermuda
- oceanic currents
- oceanic birds
- pelagic organisms
- pelagic whaling
adjective satellite resembling the ocean in apparent limitlessness in extent or degree
- the oceanic violence of his rage
adjective satellite constituting or living in the open sea
- oceanic waters
- oceanic life
. See Ocean
- Of or pertaining to the ocean; found or formed in or about, or produced by, the ocean; frequenting the ocean, especially mid-ocean.
Petrels are the most aërial and oceanic of birds.
- Of or pertaining to Oceania or its inhabitants.
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