lacustrine

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

Definition of lacustrine

  1. :  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


First Known Use: 1830


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up lacustrine? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

Get Word of the Day daily email!