/leuh kus"trin/, adj.
1. of or pertaining to a lake.
2. living or growing in lakes, as various organisms.
3. formed at the bottom or along the shore of lakes, as geological strata.
[1820-30; < It lacustr(e) of lakes + -INE1]

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