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lacustrine

[luh-kuhs-trin] /ləˈkʌs trɪn/
adjective
1.
of or relating to a lake.
2.
living or growing in lakes, as various organisms.
3.
formed at the bottom or along the shore of lakes, as geological strata.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; < Italian lacustr(e) of lakes + -ine1
Related forms
interlacustrine, adjective
sublacustrine, adjective
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lacustrine

/ləˈkʌstraɪn/
adjective
1.
of or relating to lakes
2.
living or growing in or on the shores of a lake
Word Origin
C19: from Italian lacustre, from Latin lacus lake
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lacustrine
  (lə-kŭs'trĭn)   
  1. Relating to lakes.

  2. Relating to a system of inland wetlands and deep-water habitats associated with freshwater lakes and reservoirs, characterized by the absence of trees, shrubs, or emergent vegetation. Compare marine, palustrine, riverine.


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