Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to nekton; swimming. See nekton.

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  • adjective Swimming independently of currents

Etymologies

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From nekton + -ic

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  • According to OED, nektonic designates aquatic organisms that can swim and move independently of water currents.

    January 29, 2012