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1freshwater

noun fresh·wa·ter \ˈfresh-ˈw-tər, -ˈwä-\

Definition of FRESHWATER

:  water that is not salty especially when considered as a natural resource
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First Known Use of FRESHWATER

14th century

2freshwater

adjective

: of, relating to, or living in water that is not salty

Full Definition of FRESHWATER

1
:  of, relating to, being, or living in freshwater
2
:  accustomed to navigating only in inland waters <a freshwater sailor>; also :  unskilled
3
:  inland and usually provincial <a freshwater college>

First Known Use of FRESHWATER

1528
FRESHWATER Defined for Kids

freshwater

adjective fresh·wa·ter \ˌfresh-ˈw-tər, -ˌwä-\

Definition of FRESHWATER for Kids

:  relating to or living in fresh water <freshwater fish>
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