1. Of or relating to lakes.
a. Living or growing in or along the edges of lakes.
b. Relating to a system of inland deep-water and wetland habitats associated with lakes and reservoirs and characterized by the absence of trees, shrubs, or emergent vegetation.
[French or Italian lacustre (from Latin lacus, lake) + -INE1.]
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