- of or relating to a lake.
- living or growing in lakes, as various organisms.
- formed at the bottom or along the shore of lakes, as geological strata.
Origin of lacustrine
Examples from the Web for lacustrine
Historical Examples of lacustrine
The lacustrine villages of Switzerland do not all belong to the same period.Primitive Man
Lacustrine sediments are absent throughout the Tertiary section.The Andes of Southern Peru
The platforms of lacustrine clay are called, in Kashmir, "karewah."Western Himalaya and Tibet
The beds overlying the boulder-clay are evidently of lacustrine origin.Fragments of Earth Lore
A stroll from one end of its lacustrine street to the other is lush with interest.The New North
Agnes Deans Cameron
- of or relating to lakes
- living or growing in or on the shores of a lake
Word Origin for lacustrine
- Relating to lakes.
- Relating to a system of inland wetlands and deep-water habitats associated with freshwater lakes and reservoirs, characterized by the absence of trees, shrubs, or emergent vegetation. Compare marine palustrine riverine.