[fahy-mik-uh-luh s, fuh-]
- of or relating to an organism that lives on or in animal excrement.
Origin of fimicolous
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- biology (esp of fungi) growing in or on dung
Word Origin for fimicolous
C19: from Latin fimus dung + colere to inhabit
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