[ney-tuh-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr-, nat-uh- or ney-tuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-, nat-uh-]
- pertaining to, adapted for, or characterized by swimming: natatorial birds.
Origin of natatorial
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Examples from the Web for natatorial
I well remember how proud I felt on the occasion when I first accomplished this natatorial feat.The Boy Tar
The natatorial type of the Quadrumana, however, is most assuredly wanting.The Romance of Natural History, Second Series
Philip Henry Gosse
Like all birds which belong to the natatorial type, the majority of the species live in the vicinity of water.
He was a master of the natatorial art, but he was not amphibious, and soon would have to come to the surface or die.Footprints in the Forest
Edward Sylvester Ellis
After watching Potowski's natatorial gestures, Fairfax had longed to swim out of the elegance into a freer sea.Fairfax and His Pride
Marie Van Vorst
Word Origin and History for natatorial
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