Littoral

Littoral

1. Of or pertaining to a shore, as of the sea.

2. (Science: biology) Inhabiting the seashore, especially. The zone between high-water and low-water mark.

Origin: L. Littoralis, litoralis, from littus, litus, the seashore: cf. F. Littoral.


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