supralittoral

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

supra- +‎ littoral

Noun[edit]

supralittoral (plural supralittorals)

  1. The region of low-lying land closest to the shore, but subject to seasonal or occasional flooding; in marine environments, usually excluding the intertidal zone.

Adjective[edit]

supralittoral (comparative more supralittoral, superlative most supralittoral)

  1. situated in the region of low-lying land nearest the shore.