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littoral

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adjective lit·to·ral \ˈli-tə-rəl; ˌli-tə-ˈral, -ˈräl\

Simple Definition of littoral

  • : of, relating to, or having a coast

Full Definition of littoral

  1. :  of, relating to, or situated or growing on or near a shore especially of the sea

Examples of littoral

  1. <littoral warfare includes amphibious landings>



Origin of littoral

Latin litoralis, from litor-, litus seashore


First Known Use: circa 1656

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Rhymes with littoral


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littoral

noun lit·to·ral

Definition of littoral

  1. :  a coastal region; especially :  the shore zone between high tide and low tide points



1828

First Known Use of littoral

1828

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