arenicolous

arenicolous

[ar-uh-nik-uh-luhs]
adjective
inhabiting sand.

Origin:
1850–55; < Latin (h)arēn(a) (see arena) + -i- + -colous

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arenicolous (ˌærɪˈnɪkələs)
 
adj
growing or living in sand or sandy places: arenicolous plants
 
[C19: from Latin harēna sand + colere to inhabit]

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