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littleneck | littleneck clam | littleness | littler | littlest | littoral | littoral zone | littorina | littorinidae | littre | littress

littoral

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Adjective, Noun
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lit=to=ral

CIDE DICTIONARY

littorala. [L. littoralis, litoralis, from littus, litus, the seashore: cf. F. littoral.].
  •  Of or pertaining to a shore, as of the sea.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Inhabiting the seashore, esp. the zone between high-water and low-water mark.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

littoral, adj. & n.
--adj. of or on the shore of the sea, a lake, etc.
--n. a region lying along a shore.

Etymology
L littoralis f. litus litoris shore

THESAURUS

littoral

aquatic, balneal, bank, beach, benthic zone, berm, bordering, borderline, boundary, bounding, coast, coastal, coastland, coastline, deep-sea, determinant, determinative, determining, embankment, estuarine, estuarine area, extreme, foreshore, fringing, frontier, grallatorial, intertidal zone, ironbound coast, lido, limbic, liminal, limit, limiting, marginal, natant, natatorial, natatory, pelagic zone, plage, playa, rimming, riparial, riparian, riparious, riverside, riviera, rockbound coast, sands, sea margin, seabank, seabeach, seaboard, seacliff, seacoast, seashore, seaside, shingle, shore, shoreline, shoreside, shoreward, skirting, splash zone, strand, sublittoral, submerged coast, supralittoral, swimming, terminal, threshold, tidal, tidewater, water-dwelling, water-growing, water-living, water-loving, waterfront, waterside

ROGET THESAURUS

littoral

Land

N land, earth, ground, dry land, terra firma, continent, mainland, peninsula, chersonese, delta, tongue of land, neck of land, isthmus, oasis, promontory, highland, coast, shore, scar, strand, beach, playa, bank, lea, seaboard, seaside, seabank, seacoast, seabeach, ironbound coast, loom of the land, derelict, innings, alluvium, alluvion, ancon, riverbank, river bank, levee, soil, glebe, clay, loam, marl, cledge, chalk, gravel, mold, subsoil, clod, clot, rock, crag, acres, real estate, landsman, earthy, continental, midland, coastal, littoral, riparian, alluvial, terrene, landed, predial, territorial, geophilous, ripicolous, ashore, on shore, on land.


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