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semiterrestrial

adjective semi·ter·res·tri·al \ˌse-mē-tə-ˈres-trē-əl, ˌse-ˌmī-, -mi-, -ˈres-chəl, -ˈresh-\

Definition of SEMITERRESTRIAL

1
:  growing on boggy ground
2
:  frequenting but not living wholly on land

First Known Use of SEMITERRESTRIAL

1919

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