hydrobious

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Etymology[edit]

From Greek ὐδρόβιος hydrobios "living in the water": hydro-, "water" + bios, "life".

Adjective[edit]

hydrobious (comparative more hydrobious, superlative most hydrobious)

  1. Adapted to living or dwelling in water, or in the vicinity of water; dependent upon a water environment for survival; aquatic.

References[edit]

  • "Nowadays, the abandonment of these irrigation systems and the growing urbanization of the Palermo Plain have fragmented increasingly the remaining populations of hydrobious fauna, including those of the Painted Frog." -- Retrieved 10/08/2007 from Morbe3 Biology & Conservation
  • "the three gems of Rebbuqqa, symbols of the batrachian goddess in her three aspects: zoöphorous egg; hydrobious tadpole; and chthonic toad." -- Retrieved 10/08/2007 from The Gems of Rebbuqqa