fimicolous

[ fahy-mik-uh-luhs, fuh- ]

adjectiveEcology.
  1. of or relating to an organism that lives on or in animal excrement.

Origin of fimicolous

1
1870–75; <Latin fim(um) dung + -i- + -colous

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British Dictionary definitions for fimicolous

fimicolous

/ (fɪˈmɪkələs) /


adjective
  1. biology (esp of fungi) growing in or on dung

Origin of fimicolous

1
C19: from Latin fimus dung + colere to inhabit

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