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euryhaline

[yoo r-i-hey-lahyn, -hal-ahyn]
adjective
  1. (of an aquatic organism) tolerating a wide range of salinity.
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Historical Examples

  • Among the Megadrili or earthworms there are not many other examples of these 'euryhaline' forms as they have been named.

    Earthworms and their Allies

    Frank E. Beddard


British Dictionary definitions for euryhaline

euryhaline

adjective
  1. (of certain aquatic animals) able to tolerate a wide range of salinityCompare stenohaline
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