calcicole

noun
cal·​ci·​cole | \ ˈkal-sə-ˌkōl How to pronounce calcicole (audio) \

Definition of calcicole

: a plant normally growing on calcareous soils

Other Words from calcicole

calcicolous \ kal-​ˈsi-​kə-​ləs How to pronounce calcicolous (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of calcicole

1908, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for calcicole

French, calcicolous, from calc- + -cole -colous

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“Calcicole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/calcicole. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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