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Definition of freshwater adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    freshwater

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈfreʃwɔːtə(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfreʃwɔːtər//
     
    [only before noun] Coastlines and the sea, Rivers and lakes
     
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  1. 1living in water that is not the sea and is not salty freshwater fish
  2. 2having water that is not salty freshwater lakes compare salt water See related entries: Coastlines and the sea, Rivers and lakes
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: freshwater