from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Around, or bordering the shore
- adj. Describing the part of the sea bottom immediately beyond the littoral
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Adjointing the shore.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Adjacent to the shore-line; extending along the shore: specifically applied to one of the zones into which some naturalists have divided the sea-bottom according to the depth of water covering each.
circum- + littoral (Wiktionary)