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subaqueous

sub·a·que·ous

subaqueous

pronunciation:
suhb eI kwi s
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: designed, formed, or adapted for life or use under water; underwater.
definition 2: found or taking place under water.
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The word subaqueous contains the following parts:
sub- Latin prefix that means under, after
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The prefix sub- was a Latin preposition and prefix and occurs in English in Latin loanwords, such as subjugate . It is also used in the formation of English words such as subway and subgroup . It has multiple forms, as the 'b' sound in sub- assimilates to the initial sound of the base to which it is attached. See the assimilated forms suc-, suf-, sug-, sum-, sup-, sur-, sus-, and su-.
synonyms:
hyp-, hypo-, under-
antonyms:
super-, supra-, hyper-