acto-, act-, akto-, akt- +
(Greek > Latin: seashore, beach, strand, promontory)
Actitis macularia (s) (noun), Actitis macularias (,pl>
A spotted sandpiper or a shorebird with a long slender beak that it uses to catch insects, worms, and soft mollusks in sand and in mud: During Mark's bird hike, he saw an Actitis macularia along the shoreline, catching insects, etc. with its long beak.
actophile (s) (noun), actophiles (pl)
Creatures, or even humans, which prefer or have a special fondness for living on seashores or beaches.
actophilous (adjective), more actophilous, most actophilous
A reference to existing on rocky seashores or growing in coastal areas.
Of the sea-shore.
Shore or coast dweller.
On the coast.
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