Moss is an example of saxicolous.
- The definition of saxicolous is something that lives on or among rocks.
An example of saxicolous is moss.
Biol. living on or among rocks
Origin of saxicolous; from Classical Latin saxum, a rock (see saxatile) + colere, to dwell + -ous
Growing on or living among rocks: saxicolous lichens.
Origin of saxicolousLatin saxum, stone; see sek- in Indo-European roots + –colous.