holomictic

adjective

hol·​o·​mic·​tic
¦hälō¦miktik,
¦hōl-
of a lake
: undergoing a complete circulation that extends to the deepest parts during overturn

Word History

Etymology

hol- + -mictic (from Greek miktos mixed; akin to Greek misgein to mix)

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“Holomictic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/holomictic. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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