from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Living on or in the ground.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Terrestrial; inhabiting the ground; not aquatic or aërial; specifically, belonging to the Terricolæ.
- In botany, same as
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- adjective Living in on, or near
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[From Latin terricola, earth-dweller : terra, earth; see ters- in Indo-European roots + -cola, -colous.]
Nutritive value of terricolous lichens to reindeer in winter.
A terricolous vively-onview this; queer and it continues to be quaky.