Nidicolous Definition

nī-dĭkə-ləs
adjective
Remaining in the nest for some time after hatching, as some birds.
Webster's New World
Living in the nest of another species.
Webster's New World

(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

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