semiaquatic

semiaquatic

[sem-ee-uh-kwat-ik, -kwot-, sem-ahy-]
adjective Botany, Zoology.
partly aquatic; growing or living in or close to water, or carrying out part of its life cycle in water.

Origin:
1825–35; semi- + aquatic

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semiaquatic (ˌsɛmɪəˈkwætɪk)
 
adj
(of organisms, esp plants) occurring close to the water and sometimes within it

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semiaquatic   (sěm'ē-ə-kwāt'ĭk)  Pronunciation Key 
Adapted for living or growing in or near water, but not entirely aquatic.
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