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rupestrine

[ roo-pes-trin ]
/ ruˈpɛs trɪn /
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adjective Biology.
living or growing on or among rocks.
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Also rupicolous.

Origin of rupestrine

1885–90; <Latin rūpēs steep cliff, crag + -trine, extracted from lacustrine
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