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fimicolous

[fahy-mik-uh-luh s, fuh-] /faɪˈmɪk ə ləs, fə-/
adjective, Ecology
1.
of or pertaining to an organism that lives on or in animal excrement.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; < Latin fim(um) dung + -i- + -colous
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British Dictionary definitions for fimicolous

fimicolous

/fɪˈmɪkələs/
adjective
1.
(biology) (esp of fungi) growing in or on dung
Word Origin
C19: from Latin fimus dung + colere to inhabit
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