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

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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, "As wolverines battle to survive, warming poses a new threat," 11 July 2019

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1853, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonaquatic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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