from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as lacustrine.
- n. A lake-dweller; one whose habitation is built upon a lake.
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On the white waters graceful shells — lacustrian replicas of the
On the white waters graceful shells -- lacustrian replicas of the Elf chariots -- swam, but none was near that distant web of wonder.
The ancestors of the Philanthus, in the remote ages of the lacustrian tertiary formations, lived by capturing prey in both phases -- both as larvæ and as adults; they hunted for their own benefit as well as for the family.
How great was your mistake in allowing the wise eclecticism of your ancestress, whose relics now repose in the hard mud of some lacustrian stratum, to become obsolete!
If in our days you are each confined to a standing family-dish, it is because your ancestress of the lacustrian schists never taught you variety.
Philanthus, in the remote ages of the lacustrian tertiary formations, lived by prey in both the larval and the adult forms: they hunted for themselves as well as for the family.
_ I'm not a lacustrian, "said Spiridion Excourbaniès, wiping the glass of the window to look at the perspective of glaciers and white vapours that closed the horizon in front of him ...