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humicolous

[hyoo-mik-uh-luh s or, often, yoo-] /hyuˈmɪk ə ləs or, often, yu-/
adjective, Biology
1.
of or pertaining to organisms that live in or on soil.
Origin
< Latin hum(us) earth (see humus) + -i- + -colous
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