adjective ol·i·go·tro·phic \ˈä-li-gō-ˈtrō-fik, ˈō-; ə-ˈli-gə-\

Definition of oligotrophic

  1. :  having a deficiency of plant nutrients that is usually accompanied by an abundance of dissolved oxygen clear oligotrophic lakes

Origin and Etymology of oligotrophic

International Scientific Vocabulary

First Known Use: 1911

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