Definitions

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

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. having swift water; flowing.

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

  • adj. of or relating to or living in actively moving water

Etymologies

From Latin lōtus, past participle of lavere, to wash; see lotion.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin lotus, past participle of lavere, to wash (Wiktionary)

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