from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Alternative spelling of freshwater.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or living in, water which is not salty
  • adj. Accustomed to sail on fresh water only; unskilled as a seaman.
  • adj. Unskilled; raw.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to, yielding, produced by, living in, or situated on water that is fresh or not salt: as, fresh-water deposits; fresh-water fish.
  • Accustomed to sail on fresh water only, as on lakes and rivers: as, a fresh-water sailor.
  • Raw; untrained: as, “fresh-water soldiers,”

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. water that is not salty
  • n. water that is not salty


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