Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Saxicolous.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

  • adjective growing on or living among rocks

Etymologies

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

[Latin saxātilis, from saxum, rock; see sek- in Indo-European roots.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Latin saxatilis, from saxum ("a rock").

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