calcicole

noun cal·ci·cole \ ˈkal-sə-ˌkōl \

Definition of calcicole

: 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


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