nidicolous


ni·dic·o·lous

adjective \nī-ˈdi-kə-ləs\

Definition of NIDICOLOUS

1
:  reared for a time in a nest
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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