- littleton, sir thomas,
- littoral warfare,
- littre's hernia,
- littré, maximilien paul émile
Origin of littoral
Examples from the Web for littoral
ASW assets and crews have been diverted to reconnaissance missions in overland and littoral wars.Tomorrow’s Stealthy Subs Could Sink America’s Navy|Bill Sweetman|May 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It has been destroyed in all the littoral districts, and even in the mountains near the coast.Extinct Birds|Walter Rothschild
Oaxaca, the Pacific littoral state next adjoining Guerrero, is a region of much interest, both historically and topographically.
The Mytilid are of universal distribution, and are for the most part of littoral or shallow-water range.The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide|Augusta Foote Arnold
Word Origin for littoral
"pertaining to the seashore," 1650s, from Latin littoralis "of or belonging to the seashore," from litus (genitive litoris) "seashore" (cf. Lido), of unknown origin, possibly from PIE root *lei- "to flow." The noun is first recorded 1828, from Italian littorale, originally an adjective, from Latin littoralis.