limnetic

[lim-net-ik]
adjective
pertaining to or living in the open water of a freshwater pond or lake.

Origin:
1895–1900; < Greek limnḗt(ēs) marsh-dwelling (límn(ē) pool, marsh + -ētēs extended form of -tēs agent suffix, from v. stems ending in -ē-) + -ic

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limnetic (lɪmˈnɛtɪk)
 
adj
of, relating to, or inhabiting the open water of lakes down to the depth of light penetration: the limnetic zone
 
[C20: from Greek limnē pool]

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Example sentences
Behind the snout our limnetic wolf is getting thirsty.
However, the majority of time is spent in the limnetic zone.
Limnetic: of or having to do with deep open waters of lakes or ponds.
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