“big-breasted,” 1825, from Greek bathykolpos, literally “deep-bosomed,” from bathys “deep” (see benthos) + kolpos “breast” (see gulf (n.)).
- Bathurst burr
noun an Australian plant, Xanthium spinosum, having numerous hooked burrs that became entangled in sheep’s wool
- Bathurst island
an island off the coast of N Nunavut, Canada, in the Arctic Archipelago: present south of the North Magnetic Pole nearby. 7609 sq. mi. (19,707 sq. km). an island in the Northern Territory, Australia, in the Timor Sea. 1000 sq. mi. (2590 sq. km). Historical Examples He had searched the west coast of Bathurst Island, […]
variant of batho-: bathysphere. combining form indicating depth: bathysphere, bathometer bathy- or batho- pref. Deep; depth: bathophobia.
bathyanesthesia bathyanesthesia bath·y·an·es·the·sia (bāth’ē-ān’ĭs-thē’zhə) n. Loss of sensation in those parts of the body derived from the mesoderm.