natatory

natatorial

[ney-tuh-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr-, nat-uh-]
adjective
pertaining to, adapted for, or characterized by swimming: natatorial birds.
Also, natatory.


Origin:
1810–20; natat(ion) + -orial

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natatory or natatorial (nəˈteɪtərɪ, ˌnætəˈtɔːrɪəl, ˌneɪtəˈtɔːrɪəl)
 
adj
of or relating to swimming
 
[C18: from Late Latin natātōrius, from natāre to swim]
 
natatorial or natatorial
 
adj
 
[C18: from Late Latin natātōrius, from natāre to swim]

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