saxatile

saxatile

[sak-suh-til]
adjective
living or growing on or among rocks.

Origin:
1645–55; < Latin saxātilis frequenting rocks, equivalent to sax(um) rock + -āt- formative suffix + -ilis -ile

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saxatile (ˈsæksəˌtaɪl, (as specific name) sækˈsætɪlɪ)
 
adj
growing on or living among rocks
 
[C17: from Latin saxitilis, from saxum rock]

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