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supralittoral

[soo-pruh-lit-er-uh l] /ˌsu prəˈlɪt ər əl/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the biogeographic region of a shore of a lake, sea, or ocean permanently above water but made damp by spray from waves or by capillarity of the substrate.
noun
2.
a supralittoral zone or region.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; supra- + littoral
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