Definition of meromixis in English:

meromixis

noun

Limnology
  • The property (of a lake) by which water below a certain depth does not circulate during overturn owing to its high density (usually the result of a high salt concentration).

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Ecological Monographs. From mero- + ancient Greek μίξις mixing, after earlier meromictic.

Pronunciation

meromixis

/ˌmɛrə(ʊ)ˈmɪksɪs/