cavernicolous

[ kav-er-nik-uh-luh s ]
/ ˌkæv ərˈnɪk ə ləs /
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adjective

living in caverns or caves, as certain animals.

Nearby words

  1. cavendish, william,
  2. caveola,
  3. caver,
  4. cavern,
  5. caverna,
  6. caverniloquy,
  7. cavernitis,
  8. cavernostomy,
  9. cavernous,
  10. cavernous angioma

Origin of cavernicolous

First recorded in 1885–90; cavern + -i- + -colous

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