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semiaquatic

[sem-ee-uh-kwat-ik, -kwot-, sem-ahy-] /ˌsɛm i əˈkwæt ɪk, -ˈkwɒt-, ˌsɛm aɪ-/
adjective, Botany, Zoology
1.
partly aquatic; growing or living in or close to water, or carrying out part of its life cycle in water.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; semi- + aquatic
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semiaquatic

/ˌsɛmɪəˈkwætɪk/
adjective
1.
(of organisms, esp plants) occurring close to the water and sometimes within it
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semiaquatic in Science
semiaquatic
  (sěm'ē-ə-kwāt'ĭk)   
Adapted for living or growing in or near water, but not entirely aquatic.
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