paralimnion

/ (ˌpærəˈlɪmnɪɒn) /

noun

ecology the region of a lake floor between the shoreline or water's edge and the zone of rooted vegetation

Nearby words

  1. paralegal,
  2. paraleipsis,
  3. paralepsis,
  4. paralexia,
  5. paralgesia,
  6. paralinguistic,
  7. paralinguistics,
  8. paralipomena,
  9. paralipomenon,
  10. paralipsis

Word Origin for paralimnion

from para- 1 + Greek limnē lake

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