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nidicolous

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adjective ni·dic·o·lous \nī-ˈdi-kə-ləs\

Definition of nidicolous

  1. 1 :  reared for a time in a nest

  2. 2 :  living in a nest; especially :  sharing the nest of another kind of animal



Origin of nidicolous

Latin nidus nest + English -colous — more at nest


First Known Use: circa 1902


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