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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AQUATIC

The three first are aquatic, the five latter upland varieties.

It is not an aquatic reptile, its food consisting principally of vegetation.

They are aquatic and are much like the snapping turtles in habit.

Mytiliform: shell-like; as the middle feet in some aquatic Hemiptera.

The water-beetles and other aquatic insects will also come in for a share of attention.

But I am now come to the water-side; let us next consider the aquatic.

On the theory of evolution most in favour, the first Vertebrata were aquatic.

His example is the transformation of aquatic into terrestrial animals.

It feeds principally on fish, crustaceans, and aquatic insects.

It is the first aquatic plaything for the boys, and often the last salvation for the men.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., from Middle French and Old French aquatique (13c.), from Latin aquaticus "growing in water; bringing rain," from aqua "water" (see aqua-)

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