stercoricolous

Living in dung

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • stercoricolous — [stʉr΄kə rik′ə ləs] adj. 〚< L stercus (see STERCORACEOUS) + COLOUS〛 Biol. living in dung: said of certain insects * * * …   Universalium

  • stercoricolous — [stʉr΄kə rik′ə ləs] adj. [< L stercus (see STERCORACEOUS) + COLOUS] Biol. living in dung: said of certain insects …   English World dictionary

  • stercoricolous — adjective Inhabiting deposits of excrement …   Wiktionary

  • stercoricolous — ster·co·ric·o·lous …   English syllables

  • stercoricolous — | ̷ ̷kə|rikələs adjective Etymology: Latin stercor , stercus excrement + English i + colous : living in dung …   Useful english dictionary

  • stercoraceous —   a. pertaining to dung.    ♦ stercoral,    ♦ stercorous, a.    ♦ stercorary, n. place for dung.    ♦ stercoricolous, a. living in dung …   Dictionary of difficult words

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