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saxicoline

[ sak-sik-uh-lin, -lahyn ]
/ sækˈsɪk ə lɪn, -ˌlaɪn /
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adjective Botany, Zoology.
living or growing among rocks.
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Also sax·ic·o·lous [sak-sik-uh-luhs]. /sækˈsɪk ə ləs/.

Origin of saxicoline

1895–1900; <New Latin saxicol(a) (Latin saxi-, combining form of saxum rock + -cola dweller; see -colous) + -ine1
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