(Of organisms or habitats) inhabiting or situated in still fresh water. Compare with lotic.
More example sentences
- Bass are found in both lotic and lentic habitats.
- However, we can conclude that these species are rare in lentic systems throughout the Northeast.
- Their tadpoles develop mostly in lentic water.
1930s: from Latin lentus 'calm, slow' + -ic.
Definition of lentic in:
- The US English dictionary