Ecol. designating, of, or living in a freshwater habitat characterized by swiftly moving water
Origin of lotic; from Classical Latin lotus, a washing (; from lautus, past participle of lavare, to wash: see lave) + -ic
Of, relating to, or living in moving water.
Origin of loticFrom Latin l&omacron;tus, past participle of lavere, to wash; see lotion.
(comparative more lotic, superlative most lotic)
- Characterised by flowing water; swiftly flowing; pertaining to or concerned with flowing rivers, streams, etc.
- (biology) Living in flowing water; adapted to life in flowing water.