Definitions

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

  • adjective Growing on or living among rocks.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Living or growing on or among rocks. Also saxicole.

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

  • adjective (Bot.) Growing on rocks.

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  • adjective Growing on, or 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 saxum, stone; see sek- in Indo-European roots + –colous.]

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  • Rock the house.

    October 10, 2008