freshwater

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freshwater (not comparable)

  1. Living in fresh water.
    freshwater fish
    • 2014 April 20, Richard Conniff, The New York Times[1]:
      Alewives are anadromous fish: Born in freshwater, they spend their lives in the ocean, returning annually to their birthplaces to spawn.
  2. (nautical) Unskilled as seaman.
    freshwater sailor

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freshwater (plural freshwaters)

  1. A body of fresh water