from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Living on or in the ground: terricolous worms.
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- adj. Living in on, or near ground.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Terrestrial; inhabiting the ground; not aquatic or aërial; specifically, belonging to the Terricolæ.
- In botany, same as terricole.
From Latin terricola, earth-dweller : terra, earth; + -cola, -colous.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)