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lacustrine

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adjective la·cus·trine \lə-ˈkəs-trən\

Definition of lacustrine

  1. :  of, relating to, formed in, living in, or growing in lakes <lacustrine deposits> <lacustrine faunas>



Origin and Etymology of lacustrine

French or Italian lacustre, from Latin lacus lake


First Known Use: 1830


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