1. littoral

noun. ['ˈlɪtɝəl'] the region of the shore of a lake or sea or ocean.


  • seashore
  • sands
  • litoral
  • seacoast
  • coast
  • littoral zone


  • littoralis (Latin)
  • litoris (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Littoral

  • litteral
  • literal

Example sentences of the word littoral

1. Adjective
Intertidal zones, otherwise known as littoral zones, are the areas where the ocean meets the land.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Light penetrates the uppermost of these, the littoral, which contains floating and rooted plants.