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saxicoline

[sak-sik-uh-lin, -lahyn] /sækˈsɪk ə lɪn, -ˌlaɪn/
adjective, Botany, Zoology
1.
living or growing among rocks.
Also, saxicolous
[sak-sik-uh-luh s] /sækˈsɪk ə ləs/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; < Neo-Latin saxicol(a) (Latin saxi-, combining form of saxum rock + -cola dweller; see -colous) + -ine1
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