corticoline

adjective cor·tic·o·line \kȯrˈtikəˌlīn\
variants: or

corticolous

\-ləs\ less commonly

corticole

\ˈkȯrtəˌkōl\

Definition of corticoline

  1. :  growing on bark corticoline lichens corticoline fungi

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Origin and Etymology of corticoline

corticoline from corticole + -ine; corticolous irregular from French corticicole corticoline + English -ous; corticole irregular from French corticicole, from Latin cortic-, cortex bark + French -i- + -cole -colous


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