Saturday, January 16, 2016
Citations for lacustrine
And then there came upon us a sudden squall, ferocious, that rocked the boat almost to overturning. I had of course heard often of these lacustrine storms, erupting and subsiding in minutes, but I had never before experienced one of them.
A framed oil painting--a bucolic lacustrine scene in atrocious taste and worse execution--hung on the wall behind him.
Origin of lacustrine
Lacustrine finds its roots in the Latin word lacus meaning "lake." It entered English in the mid-1800s.