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a·quat·ic

(ă-kwat'ik),
1. Of or pertaining to water.
2. Denoting an organism that lives in water.

aquatic

(ə-kwăt′ĭk, ə-kwŏt′-)
adj.
1. Consisting of, relating to, or being in water: an aquatic environment.
2. Living solely or chiefly in or on the water: aquatic animals and plants.
3. Taking place in or on the water: an aquatic sport.
n.
An organism that lives solely or chiefly in or on the water.

a·quat′i·cal·ly adv.

aquatic

(ă-kwot′ĭk) [L. aquaticus, pert. to water]
1. Pert. to water.
2. Inhabiting water.
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