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.
- in·ter·la·cus·trine, adjective
- sub·la·cus·trine, adjective
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How to use lacustrine in a sentence
Most of these infusoria are lacustrine; but others are marine, particularly the tripolis of the Isle of France.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines | Andrew Ure
However, I noticed just now that the lacustrine remains of Mondsee and Laybach show no trace of any flax.Origin of Cultivated Plants | Alphonse De Candolle
Being cooled by the rains, it comes south into the hot valley of this great Riverein Lake, or lacustrine river.
This state of things lasted long enough to allow of the formation of the thick lacustrine strata to which I have referred.Hasisadra's Adventure | Thomas Henry Huxley
Whether these are marine, lacustrine, or estuarine deposits, there is hardly sufficient evidence to show.Early Days in North Queensland | Edward Palmer
British Dictionary definitions for lacustrine
of or relating to lakes
living or growing in or on the shores of a lake
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Scientific definitions 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.
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