saxicolous

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin saxum (a rock) + Latin colere (to dwell) +‎ -ous.

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saxicolous (comparative more saxicolous, superlative most saxicolous)

  1. (biology) Growing on, or living among rocks or stones
    Synonyms: saxicoline, saxigenous

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References[edit]

  • OED 2nd edition 1989