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calcicole

noun cal·ci·cole \ˈkal-sə-ˌkōl\

Definition of CALCICOLE

:  a plant normally growing on calcareous soils
cal·cic·o·lous \kal-ˈsi-kə-ləs\ adjective
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Origin of CALCICOLE

French, calcicolous, from calc- + -cole -colous
First Known Use: 1882

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