lithophilous

adjective
li·​thoph·​i·​lous | \ lə̇ˈthäfələs \

Definition of lithophilous

: growing or living in stony places lithophilous plants lithophilous insects

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History and Etymology for lithophilous

International Scientific Vocabulary lith- + -philous

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“Lithophilous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lithophilous. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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