paralic

adjective
pa·​ral·​ic | \ pəˈralik \

Definition of paralic

: of, relating to, or being interfingered marine and continental sediments

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History and Etymology for paralic

International Scientific Vocabulary paral- (from Greek paralia seacoast, from para- para- entry 1 + hal-, hals salt, sea + -ia -y) + -ic

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“Paralic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paralic. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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