Definition of sapropelic
1 : living in mud or ooze composed chiefly of decaying organic matter (as various freshwater protozoa)
2 : of, relating to, or derived from sapropel the organic carbon may be humic (coaly) or sapropelic (bituminous) — F. J. Pettijohn
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Origin and Etymology of sapropelic
International Scientific Vocabulary sapropel + -ic
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