lacustrine

adjective la·cus·trine \ lə-ˈkə-strən \

Definition of lacustrine

: of, relating to, formed in, living in, or growing in lakes
  • lacustrine deposits
  • lacustrine faunas

Origin and Etymology of lacustrine

French or Italian lacustre, from Latin lacus lake


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