fimicolous

fimicolous

[fahy-mik-uh-luhs, fuh-]
adjective Ecology.
of or pertaining to an organism that lives on or in animal excrement.

Origin:
1870–75; < Latin fim(um) dung + -i- + -colous

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fimicolous (fɪˈmɪkələs)
 
adj
biology (esp of fungi) growing in or on dung
 
[C19: from Latin fimus dung + colere to inhabit]

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