estuarine

[es-choo-uh-rahyn, -er-in]

Origin of estuarine

First recorded in 1840–50; estuar(y) + -ine1
Related formsin·ter·es·tu·a·rine, adjectivesub·es·tu·a·rine, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for estuarine

estuarine

adjective
  1. formed or deposited in an estuaryestuarine muds
  2. growing in, inhabiting, or found in an estuaryan estuarine fauna
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