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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Swimming independently of currents

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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


From nekton + -ic (Wiktionary)


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

    January 29, 2012