semiterrestrial love



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

  • adj. Not growing or living entirely on land; partly terrestrial: a semiterrestrial crustacean.

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  • adj. partly terrestrial, living sometimes on land

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

  • adj. chiefly but not exclusively terrestrial


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  • When both groups are discussed, we will refer to the first group as terrestrial and the last group as semiterrestrial.

    What is a terrestrial animal?


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