Aquatic definition

ə-kwătĭk, ə-kwŏt-
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Taking place in or on the water.

An aquatic sport.

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Consisting of, relating to, or being in water.

An aquatic environment.

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Living solely or chiefly in or on the water.

Aquatic animals and plants.

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The definition of aquatic is something that is on, in or somehow related to water.

An example of an aquatic animal is a fish.

An example of an aquatic sport is water skiing.

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An organism that lives solely or chiefly in or on the water.
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Growing or living in or upon water.

Aquatic plants.

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An aquatic plant or animal.
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Aquatic sports or performances.
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Consisting of, relating to, or being in water.

An aquatic environment.

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(sports) Athletic activities performed in or on the water.
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Living solely or chiefly in or on the water.

Aquatic animals and plants.

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Taking place in or on the water.

An aquatic sport.

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An organism that lives solely or chiefly in or on the water.
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Relating to, living in, or growing in water.
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Relating to water; living in or near water, taking place in water.
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Done in or upon the water.

Aquatic sports.

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Origin of aquatic

  • Middle English aquatique from Old French from Latin aquāticus from aqua water akw-ā- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French aquatique (“living in water”), from Latin aquaticus (“relating to water”), from aqua (“water”)

    From Wiktionary