limicolous

adjective

li·​mic·​o·​lous
(ˈ)lī¦mikələs
: living in mud

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1865, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
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 28 Nov. 2022.

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