lacustrine

adjective
la·​cus·​trine | \ lə-ˈkə-strən How to pronounce lacustrine (audio) \

Definition of lacustrine

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

First Known Use of lacustrine

1830, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lacustrine

French or Italian lacustre, from Latin lacus lake

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“Lacustrine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lacustrine. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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