Definition of freshwater adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    freshwater

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈfrɛʃˌwɔt̮ər//
     
    , NAmE//ˈfrɛʃˌwɑt̮ər//
     
    [only before noun]
     
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  1. 1living in water that is not the ocean and is not salty freshwater fish
  2. 2having water that is not salty freshwater lakes compare salt water
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: freshwater