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



    BrE BrE//əˈkwætɪk//
    ; NAmE NAmE//əˈkwætɪk//
    [usually before noun]
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  1. 1growing or living in, on or near water aquatic plants/life/ecosystems
  2. 2connected with water aquatic sports
  3. Word Originlate 15th cent. (in the sense ‘watery, rainy’): from Old French aquatique or Latin aquaticus, from aqua ‘water’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: aquatic