limicolous

adjective
li·​mic·​o·​lous | \ (ˈ)lī¦mikələs \

Definition of limicolous

: living in mud

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First Known Use of limicolous

1865, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for limicolous

limi- (from Late Latin, from Latin limus mud) + -colous

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The first known use of limicolous was in 1865

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“Limicolous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/limicolous. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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