Lacustrine deposits
Lacustral La*cus"tral, Lacustrine La*cus"trine, a. [L. lacus lake: cf. F. lacustral, lacustre.] Found in, or pertaining to, lakes or ponds, or growing in them; as, lacustrine flowers. [1913 Webster]

{Lacustrine deposits} (Geol.), the deposits which have been accumulated in fresh-water areas.

{Lacustrine dwellings}. See {Lake dwellings}, under {Lake}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Lacustrine — Lacustral La*cus tral, Lacustrine La*cus trine, a. [L. lacus lake: cf. F. lacustral, lacustre.] Found in, or pertaining to, lakes or ponds, or growing in them; as, lacustrine flowers. [1913 Webster] {Lacustrine deposits} (Geol.), the deposits… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lacustrine dwellings — Lacustral La*cus tral, Lacustrine La*cus trine, a. [L. lacus lake: cf. F. lacustral, lacustre.] Found in, or pertaining to, lakes or ponds, or growing in them; as, lacustrine flowers. [1913 Webster] {Lacustrine deposits} (Geol.), the deposits… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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