Nidicolous meaning

nī-dĭkə-ləs
Remaining in the nest after hatching until grown or nearly grown. Used of a bird.
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Sharing the nest of another species of animal.

Nidicolous mites.

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Remaining in the nest for some time after hatching, as some birds.
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Living in the nest of another species.
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Remaining in the nest after hatching until grown or nearly grown. Used of a bird.
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Sharing the nest of another species of animal.

Nidicolous mites.

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(zoology) Tending to stay at the nest or birthplace for a long time after birth, due to dependence on the parents for feeding and protection.
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Origin of nidicolous

  • Latin nīdus nest sed- in Indo-European roots –colous

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition