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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Saxicolous.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or relating to rocks; living among rocks.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to rocks; living among rocks.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In zoology and botany, living or growing among rocks; rock-inhabiting; saxicolous or saxicoline.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. growing on or living among rocks

Etymologies

Latin saxātilis, from saxum, rock; see sek- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin saxatilis, from saxum ("a rock"). (Wiktionary)

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