calcicole

noun

cal·​ci·​cole ˈkal-sə-ˌkōl How to pronounce calcicole (audio)
: a plant normally growing on calcareous soils
calcicolous adjective

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1908, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of calcicole was in 1908

Dictionary Entries Near calcicole

Cite this Entry

“Calcicole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/calcicole. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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