nidicolous

adjective ni·dic·o·lous \ nī-ˈdi-kə-ləs \

Definition of nidicolous

1 : reared for a time in a nest
2 : living in a nest; especially : sharing the nest of another kind of animal

Origin and Etymology of nidicolous

Latin nidus nest + English -colous — more at nest


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