Part of speech: noun

An aquatic animal or plant.

Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to, living in, or adapted to the water.

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Usage examples "aquatic":

  1. Instead of being gray or brown, however, like its aquatic relative, it is highly colored in diversified shades of red, scarlet, light yellow, orange, and black. - "Campaigning in Cuba", George Kennan.
  2. The aquatic birds, with natural instinct, take wing and fly before its approach; whilst on shore the air is filled with insects in constant motion. - "Kathay: A Cruise in the China Seas", W. Hastings Macaulay.
  3. The long reign of aquatic life is over; the ensign of progress passes to the land animals. - "The Story of Evolution", Joseph McCabe.