from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Boring or hollowing out rocks.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Boring, or hollowing out, rocks; -- said of certain mollusks which live in holes which they burrow in rocks. See Illust. of lithodomus.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Hollowing out rocks, as a mollusk; lithodomous.


Latin saxum rock + cavare to make hollow, from cavus hollow: compare French saxicave. (Wiktionary)


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