limnetic

adjective lim·net·ic \ lim-ˈne-tik \

Definition of limnetic

:of, relating to, or inhabiting the open water of a body of freshwater
  • limnetic environment

Origin and Etymology of limnetic

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek limnē pool, marshy lake; perhaps akin to Latin limus mud — more at lime


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