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freshwater

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noun fresh·wa·ter \ˈfresh-ˈwȯ-tər, -ˈwä-\

Definition of freshwater

  1. :  water that is not salty especially when considered as a natural resource

14th Century

First Known Use of freshwater

14th century


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freshwater

adjective fresh·wa·ter

Definition of freshwater

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, being, or living in freshwater

  2. 2 :  accustomed to navigating only in inland waters <a freshwater sailor>; also :  unskilled

  3. 3 :  inland and usually provincial <a freshwater college>

1528

First Known Use of freshwater

1528


FRESHWATER Defined for English Language Learners


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freshwater

adjective fresh·wa·ter

Definition of freshwater for English Language Learners

  • : of, relating to, or living in water that is not salty


FRESHWATER Defined for Kids

freshwater

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adjective fresh·wa·ter \ˌfresh-ˈwȯ-tər, -ˌwä-\

Definition of freshwater for Students

  1. :  relating to or living in fresh water <freshwater fish>



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