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Meaning of AQUATIC

Pronunciation:  u'kwatik

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a plant that lives in or on water
  2. [adj]  operating or living or growing in water; "boats are aquatic vehicles"; "water lilies are aquatic plants"; "fish are aquatic animals"
  3. [adj]  relating to or consisting of or being in water; "an aquatic environment"

AQUATIC is a 7 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: marine, saltwater, semiaquatic, subaquatic, subaqueous, submerged, submersed, underwater
 Antonyms: amphibious, land(a), terrestrial
 See Also: flora, plant, plant life



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \A*quat"ic\, a. [L. aquaticus: cf. F. aquatique. See
    Pertaining to water; growing in water; living in, swimming
    in, or frequenting the margins of waters; as, aquatic plants
    and fowls.
  2. \A*quat`ic\, n.
    1. An aquatic animal or plant.
    2. pl. Sports or exercises practiced in or on the water.
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: Living in or on water for all or a substantial part of the life span (generally restricted to fresh/inland waters).
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: aqueous, balneal, deep-sea, estuarine, grallatorial, hydrated, hydraulic, hydrous, liquid, littoral, natant, natatorial, natatory, plashy, seashore, shore, sloppy, splashy, swashy, swimming, tidal, water-dwelling, water-growing, waterish, water-living, water-loving, watery