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

First Known Use of nidicolous

circa 1902, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for nidicolous

Latin nidus nest + English -colous — more at nest

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