Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as lacustrine.
  • n. A lake-dweller; one whose habitation is built upon a lake.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • On the white waters graceful shells — lacustrian replicas of the

    The Moon Pool

  • On the white waters graceful shells -- lacustrian replicas of the Elf chariots -- swam, but none was near that distant web of wonder.

    The Moon Pool

  • 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.

    Social Life in the Insect World

  • 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!

    More Hunting Wasps

  • 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.

    More Hunting Wasps

  • 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.

    More Hunting Wasps

  • _ 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 ...

    Tartarin On The Alps

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