semiaquatic

adjective semi·aquat·ic \ ˌse-mē-ə-ˈkwä-tik , -ˈkwa- , ˌse-ˌmī- , -mi- \
Updated on: 4 Mar 2018

Definition of semiaquatic

: growing equally well in or adjacent to water; also : frequenting but not living wholly in water

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1833

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