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sem·i·a·quat·ic(sĕm′ē-ə-kwŏt′ĭk, -kwăt′-, sĕm′ī-)
1. Living or able to live both on land and in the water: semiaquatic rodents.
2. Growing in saturated soil: a semiaquatic fern.
1. (Botany) (of organisms, esp plants) occurring close to the water and sometimes within it
2. (Zoology) (of organisms, esp plants) occurring close to the water and sometimes within it
sem•i•a•quat•ic(ˌsɛm i əˈkwæt ɪk, -ˈkwɒt-, ˌsɛm aɪ-)
growing or living in or close to water or carrying out part of the life cycle in water.
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|Adj.||1.||semiaquatic - having an aquatic early or larval form and a terrestrial adult form|
amphibious - operating or living on land and in water; "amphibious vehicles"; "amphibious operations"; "amphibious troops"; "frogs are amphibious animals"
|2.||semiaquatic - partially aquatic; living or growing partly on land and partly in water; "a marginal subaquatic flora"|
aquatic - operating or living or growing in water; "boats are aquatic vehicles"; "water lilies are aquatic plants"; "fish are aquatic animals"