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rupicolous

[roo-pik-uh-luh s] /ruˈpɪk ə ləs/
adjective
Origin of rupicolous
1855-1860
1855-60; < Latin rūp(ēs) crag + -i- + -colous
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British Dictionary definitions for rupicolous

rupicolous

/ruːˈpɪkələs/
adjective
1.
(biology) living or growing on or among rocks
Word Origin
C19: from Latin rūp(ēs) crag + -i- + -colous
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