A shallow sound, channel, pond, or lake, especially one into which the sea flows; as, the lagoons of Venice.
A lake in a coral island, often occupying a large portion of its area, and usually communicating with the sea. See Atoll.
A shallow pond or channel linked to the ocean, but often separated by a reef or sandbar. lanceolate - Tapering at both ends. larva immature juvenile form of an animal