saxicavous

adjective
sax·​i·​ca·​vous | \¦saksē¦kāvəs\

Definition of saxicavous 

: boring in rock used especially of a mollusk — compare lithophagous

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History and Etymology for saxicavous

New Latin saxicavus, from saxi- + -cavus (from Latin cavare to make hollow)

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