The definition of saxicolous is something that lives on or among rocks.(adjective)
An example of saxicolous is moss.
See saxicolous in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < L saxum, a rock (see saxatile) + colere, to dwell + -ous
See saxicolous in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Latin saxum, stone; see sek- in Indo-European roots
Origin: + -colous.
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