Littoral meaning

lĭt'ər-əl
Of or on a shore, especially a seashore.

A littoral property; the littoral biogeographic zone.

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A coastal region; a shore.
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The region or zone between the limits of high and low tides.
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Of, on, or along the shore, esp. a seashore.
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Designating or of the intertidal ecological zone along the shore.
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A region along the shore.
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Relating to the coastal zone between the limits of high and low tides. The littoral zone is subject to a wide range of environmental conditions, including high-energy wave action and intermittent periods of flooding and drying along with the associated fluctuations in exposure to solar radiation and extremes of temperature.
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Of or relating to the shore, especially the seashore.
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A shore.
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The zone of a coast between high tide and low tide levels.
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Origin of littoral

From Late Latin littoralis, from litoris (genitive of litus). The doubled 't' is a late medieval addition, and the more classical litoral is also sometimes found.