arenicolous

adjective
ar·​e·​nic·​o·​lous | \ˌer-ə-ˈni-kə-ləs, ˌa-rə-\

Definition of arenicolous 

: living, burrowing, or growing in sand

First Known Use of arenicolous

1832, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for arenicolous

Latin arena + English -i- + -colous

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