Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or living in moving water.

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  • adjective of a river having swift water; flowing.

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  • adjective of or relating to or living in actively moving water

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From Latin lōtus, past participle of lavere, to wash; see lotion.]

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From Latin lotus, past participle of lavere, to wash

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  • Some scholars, authority-centric,

    Think culture is stable and lentic

    But those more demotic

    Contend it is lotic

    And change is more truly authentic.

    March 14, 2016