rupicolous

adjective
ru·​pic·​o·​lous | \-ləs\
variants: or rupicoline \ -​kəˌlīn, -​kələ̇n \

Definition of rupicolous 

: living among, inhabiting, or growing on rocks

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First Known Use of rupicolous

circa 1859, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rupicolous

Latin rupi- + English -colous, -coline

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