noun para·limnion \¦parə¦limnēˌän, -ēən\

Definition of paralimnion



  1. :  the littoral portion of a lake extending from the margin to the deepest limit of rooted vegetation

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Origin and Etymology of paralimnion

New Latin, from 1para- + -limnion

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to cast off or become cast off

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