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1aquatic

adjective aquat·ic \ə-ˈkwä-tik, -ˈkwa-\

: living or found in or near water

: of or relating to the animals and plants that live in or near water

: done in or on water

Full Definition of AQUATIC

1
:  growing or living in or frequenting water <aquatic mosquito larvae>
2
:  taking place in or on water <aquatic sports>
aquat·i·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of AQUATIC

  1. <a lifelong fascination with sharks and other fearsome aquatic creatures>

First Known Use of AQUATIC

1610

Other Ecology Terms

Malthusian, anthropogenic, biomass, carbon footprint, crepuscular, niche, sere, symbiosis, taiga, tundra

2aquatic

noun

Definition of AQUATIC

1
:  an aquatic animal or plant
2
plural but sing or plural in constr :  water sports

First Known Use of AQUATIC

circa 1600

Other Ecology Terms

Malthusian, anthropogenic, biomass, carbon footprint, crepuscular, niche, sere, symbiosis, taiga, tundra

aquatic

adjective aquat·ic \ə-ˈkwät-ik, -ˈkwat-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AQUATIC

:  growing or living in or frequenting water <aquatic mosquito larvae>

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