intertidal


in·ter·tid·al

adjective \-ˈtī-dəl\

: of or relating to the area of the shore that is between the low point and the high point of the tide

Full Definition of INTERTIDAL

:  of, relating to, or being the part of the littoral zone above low-tide mark
in·ter·tid·al·ly \-dəl-ē\ adverb

Examples of INTERTIDAL

  1. animals that live in the intertidal zone

First Known Use of INTERTIDAL

1883

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