humicolous

humicolous

[hyoo-mik-uh-luhs or, often, yoo-]
adjective Biology.
of or pertaining to organisms that live in or on soil.

Origin:
< Latin hum(us) earth (see humus) + -i- + -colous

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humicole (ˈhjuːmɪˌkəʊl)
 
n
rare any plant that thrives on humus
 
humicolous
 
adj

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