lacustrine(redirected from Lacustrine Ecosystem)
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1. Of or relating to lakes.
a. Living or growing in or along the edges of lakes.
b. Relating to a system of inland deep-water and wetland habitats associated with lakes and reservoirs and characterized by the absence of trees, shrubs, or emergent vegetation.
[French or Italian lacustre (from Latin lacus, lake) + -ine.]
1. (Physical Geography) of or relating to lakes
2. (Biology) living or growing in or on the shores of a lake
[C19: from Italian lacustre, from Latin lacus lake]
1. of, pertaining to, living in, or growing in lakes.
2. formed at the bottom or along the shore of lakes: lacustrine geological deposits.
[1820–30; < Italian lacustr(e) of lakes (formed from Latin lacus lake, with suffix of palūster marshy)]
of or pertaining to lakes.See also: Lakes
|Adj.||1.||lacustrine - of or relating to or living near lakes|