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humicolous

[ hyoo-mik-uh-luhs or, often, yoo- ]
/ hyuˈmɪk ə ləs or, often, yu- /
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adjective Biology.
of or relating to organisms that live in or on soil.
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Origin of humicolous

<Latin hum(us) earth (see humus) + -i- + -colous
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