lentic

adjective
len·tic | \ˈlen-tik \

Definition of lentic 

: of, relating to, or living in still waters (such as lakes, ponds, or swamps) — compare lotic

First Known Use of lentic

circa 1935, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lentic

Latin lentus sluggish

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