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aquatic (adj.)

late 15c., "pertaining to water," from Old French aquatique (13c.), from Latin aquaticus "growing in water; bringing rain," from aqua "water" (from PIE root *akwa- "water"). From 1640s as "living in water."

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Definitions of aquatic from WordNet
1
aquatic (adj.)
relating to or consisting of or being in water;
an aquatic environment
aquatic (adj.)
operating or living or growing in water;
water lilies are aquatic plants
fish are aquatic animals
boats are aquatic vehicles
2
aquatic (n.)
a plant that lives in or on water;
From wordnet.princeton.edu