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saxatile

[sak-suh-til] /ˈsæk sə tɪl/
adjective
1.
living or growing on or among rocks.
Origin
1645-1655
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/
adjective
1.
growing on or living among rocks
Word Origin
C17: from Latin saxitilis, from saxum rock
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