from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Growing on or living among rocks: saxicolous lichens.
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- adj. Growing on, or living among, rocks.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Growing on rocks.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Living or growing on or among rocks. Also saxicole.
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- adj. growing on or living among rocks
Latin saxum, stone; see sek- in Indo-European roots + -colous.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)