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nidicolous

[nahy-dik-uh-luh s] /naɪˈdɪk ə ləs/
adjective
1.
remaining in the nest for a period after hatching.
Compare nidifugous.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; < Latin nīd- (stem of nīdus) nest + -i- + -colous
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nidicolous

/nɪˈdɪkələs/
adjective
1.
(of young birds) remaining in the nest for some time after hatching
Word Origin
C19: from Latin nīdus nest + colere to inhabit
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