arenicolous

adjective
ar·​e·​nic·​o·​lous | \ ˌer-ə-ˈni-kə-ləs How to pronounce arenicolous (audio) , 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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“Arenicolous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arenicolous. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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