a) Around, or bordering the shore
b) Describing the part of the sea bottom immediately beyond the littoral

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  • Circumlittoral — Cir cum*lit to*ral, a. [Pref. circum + L. littus, littoris, shore; preferable form, litus, litoris.] Adjointing the shore. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • circumlittoral — /sûr kəm litˈə rəl/ adjective Adjacent to or bordering the shoreline ORIGIN: L circum around, and littus, for lītus, oris shore * * * circumˈlittoral, a. [f. circum 2 + L. littus, littor shore: cf. littoral.] Lying round or bordering the shore.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • circumlittoral — adj. lie adjacent to the shore …   English contemporary dictionary

  • circumlittoral — /sɜkəmˈlɪtərəl/ (say serkuhm lituhruhl) adjective adjacent to the shoreline …   Australian English dictionary

  • circumlittoral —   a. next to shore …   Dictionary of difficult words

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