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

Word History


ad- + littoral

First Known Use

1913, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of adlittoral was in 1913

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“Adlittoral.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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