Definition of oligosaprobic in English:

oligosaprobic

adjective

Ecology
  • Of, designating, or inhabiting an aquatic environment that is rich in dissolved oxygen and (relatively) free from decayed organic matter.

Origin

1920s. From oligo- + saprobic, after German Oligosaprob.

Pronunciation

oligosaprobic

/ˌɒlɪɡə(ʊ)səˈprəʊbɪk/