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

ad- + littoral

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“Adlittoral.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adlittoral. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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