adlittoral

adjective
ad·lit·to·ral | \(ˈ)ad-¦li-tə-rəl;-ˌli-tə-ˈral, -ˈräl\

Definition of adlittoral 

: of, relating to, occurring in, or being the shallow water adjacent to a shore adlittoral mollusks

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First Known Use of adlittoral

1913, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for adlittoral

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