from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Adapted for living or growing in or near water; not entirely aquatic: a semiaquatic plant or animal.
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- adj. Alternative spelling of semi-aquatic.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In zoöl and botany, living close to water, and sometimes entering it, but not necessarily existing by it: as, the semiaquatic spiders, which run over the surface of water, or dive and conceal themselves beneath it; semiaquatic plants, which grow between tides, or in pools that periodically become dry, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. partially aquatic; living or growing partly on land and partly in water
- adj. having an aquatic early or larval form and a terrestrial adult form
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