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lentic

[len-tik]
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adjective
  1. pertaining to or living in still water.
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Also lenitic.

Origin of lentic

1930–35; < Latin lent(us) slow, motionless + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for lentic

lentic

adjective
  1. ecology of, relating to, or inhabiting still watera lentic fauna Compare lotic
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Word Origin

C20: from Latin lentus slow
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