/ (sækˈsɪkələs) /
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living on or among rockssaxicolous plants Also: saxicole, saxatile (ˈsæksəˌtaɪl)
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Word Origin for saxicolous
C19: from New Latin saxicolus, from Latin saxum rock + colere to dwell
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