Meaning of supralittoral

su•pra•lit•to•ral

Pronunciation: (s"pru-lit'ur-ul), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to the biogeographic region of a shore of a lake, sea, or ocean permanently above water but made damp by spray from waves or by capillarity of the substrate.
—n.
  1. a supralittoral zone or region.
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