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calcicole

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noun cal·ci·cole \ˈkal-sə-ˌkōl\

Definition of calcicole

  1. :  a plant normally growing on calcareous soils

calcicolous

play \kal-ˈsi-kə-ləs\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of calcicole

French, calcicolous, from calc- + -cole -colous


First Known Use: 1882


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