littoral: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (lit'ur-ul), [key]
- of or pertaining to the shore of a lake, sea, or ocean.
- (on ocean shores) of or pertaining to the biogeographic region between the sublittoral zone and the high-water line and sometimes including the supralittoral zone above the high-water line.
- of or pertaining to the region of freshwater lake beds from the sublittoral zone up to and including damp areas on shore. Cf. intertidal.
- a littoral region.
- littoral (Thesaurus)