nonaquatic

adjective
non·​aquat·​ic | \ ˌnän-ə-ˈkwä-tik How to pronounce nonaquatic (audio) , -ˈkwa- \

Definition of nonaquatic

: not aquatic : not restricted to living in water or at the waterside nonaquatic plants/birds

Examples of nonaquatic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Of the group’s nonaquatic members, the wolverine has the heaviest skull, thickest jaws, biggest teeth, largest body, and largest feet. National Geographic, 11 July 2019

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First Known Use of nonaquatic

1853, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonaquatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonaquatic. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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