Circumlittoral Cir`cum*lit"to*ral, a. [Pref. circum- + L. littus, littoris, shore; preferable form, litus, litoris.] Adjointing the shore. [1913 Webster]

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  • circumlittoral — /sûr kəm litˈə rəl/ adjective Adjacent to or bordering the shoreline ORIGIN: L circum around, and littus, for lītus, oris shore * * * circumˈlittoral, a. [f. circum 2 + L. littus, littor shore: cf. littoral.] Lying round or bordering the shore.… …   Useful english dictionary

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