Hypertext Webster Gateway: "aquatic"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Aquatic \A*quat"ic\, a. [L. aquaticus: cf. F. aquatique. See
Pertaining to water; growing in water; living in, swimming
in, or frequenting the margins of waters; as, aquatic plants
and fowls.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Aquatic \A*quat`ic\, n.
1. An aquatic animal or plant.

2. pl. Sports or exercises practiced in or on the water.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

adj 1: relating to or consisting of or being in water; "an aquatic
2: operating or living or growing in water; "boats are aquatic
vehicles"; "water lilies are aquatic plants"; "fish are
aquatic animals" [ant: {terrestrial}, {amphibious}]
n : a plant that lives in or on water

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