Saxicolous meaning

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(biol.) Living on or among rocks.
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Growing on or living among rocks.

Saxicolous lichens.

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Growing on, or living among, rocks.
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The definition of saxicolous is something that lives on or among rocks.

An example of saxicolous is moss.

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Growing on or living among rocks.

Saxicolous lichens.

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Origin of saxicolous

  • Latin saxum stone sek- in Indo-European roots –colous

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