limicoline

adjective
li·​mic·​o·​line | \ -əˌlīn, -lə̇n \

Definition of limicoline

: shore-inhabiting : of or relating to the Limicolae

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First Known Use of limicoline

1866, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for limicoline

New Latin Limicolae + English -ine

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The first known use of limicoline was in 1866

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Limicolae

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“Limicoline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/limicoline. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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