lotic

adjective
lo·​tic | \ ˈlō-tik How to pronounce lotic (audio) \

Definition of lotic

: of, relating to, or living in actively moving water a lotic habitat — compare lentic

First Known Use of lotic

1916, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lotic

Latin lotus, past participle of lavere

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“Lotic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lotic. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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