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limicolous

[ lahy-mik-uh-luhs ]
/ laɪˈmɪk ə ləs /
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adjective
dwelling in mud or muddy regions.
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Origin of limicolous

1885–90; <Late Latin līmicol(a) mud-dweller + -ous; see lime2, -colous
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British Dictionary definitions for limicolous

limicolous
/ (laɪˈmɪkələs) /

adjective
(of certain animals) living in mud or muddy regions
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