adjective Botany, Zoology.
living or growing among rocks.
Wednesday Winner: Saxicoline
Today’s Word of the Day was chosen by Johnny N. of Ottawa, Canada who said it was an “unusual” word he learned back when he was about ten years old: “It was used by a presenter at a symposium I had attended and I had to go and ask him afterwards what it meant.” Saxicoline means “living or growing among rocks.” Submit your favorite word here …
Also sax·ic·o·lous [sak-sik-uh-luh s] /sækˈsɪk ə ləs/.
Origin of saxicoline
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