Aquatic Definition

ə-kwătĭk, ə-kwŏt-
Growing or living in or upon water.
Aquatic plants.
Webster's New World
Done in or upon the water.
Aquatic sports.
Webster's New World
Consisting of, relating to, or being in water.
An aquatic environment.
American Heritage Medicine
Living solely or chiefly in or on the water.
Aquatic animals and plants.
American Heritage Medicine
Taking place in or on the water.
An aquatic sport.
American Heritage Medicine
An aquatic plant or animal.
Webster's New World
Athletic activities performed in or on the water.
American Heritage
Aquatic sports or performances.
Webster's New World
An organism that lives solely or chiefly in or on the water.
American Heritage Medicine
  • water-growing
  • water-dwelling

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

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