lapidicolous

Living under rocks

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • lapidicolous — adj. [L. lapis, stone; colere, to inhabit] Living under stones …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • lapidicolous — lap·i·dic·o·lous …   English syllables

  • lapidicolous — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|dikələs adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary lapidi (from Latin lapid , lapis) + colous : living under a stone used especially of an insect …   Useful english dictionary

  • lapideous —   a. of or cut in stone.    ♦ lapidicolous, a. living under stones.    ♦ lapidific, a. forming stone.    ♦ lapidify, v.t. turn into stone …   Dictionary of difficult words

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