epilimnion

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἐπί (epí, upon) + λιμνίον (limníon), diminutive of λίμνη (límnē, lake).

Noun[edit]

epilimnion (plural epilimnions or epilimnia)

  1. The surface layer of a liquid body, used in reference to a reservoir or body of water

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