Epeiric



[ih-pahy-rik] /ɪˈpaɪ rɪk/

adjective
1.
extending inland from a continental margin:
an epeiric sea.
/ɪˈpaɪrɪk/
adjective
1.
(geology) in, of, or relating to a continent: an epeiric sea
adj.

in reference to seas covering continental shelves, 1917, from Greek epeiros “mainland” + -ic.

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