lo·​tic ˈlō-tik How to pronounce lotic (audio)
: of, relating to, or living in actively moving water
a lotic habitat
compare lentic

Word History


Latin lotus, past participle of lavere

First Known Use

1916, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lotic was in 1916

Dictionary Entries Near lotic

Cite this Entry

“Lotic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lotic. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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