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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, living in, or consisting of water that is not salty: freshwater fish; freshwater lakes.
  • adj. Situated away from the sea; inland.
  • adj. Nautical Accustomed to sailing on inland waters only: a freshwater sailor.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Living in fresh water.
  • adj. Unskilled as seaman.
  • n. A body of fresh water

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