subfossorial

adjective

sub·​fossorial
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: showing some modification adaptive to a fossorial way of life
an insect with subfossorial forelimbs

Word History

Etymology

sub- + fossorial

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“Subfossorial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subfossorial. Accessed 31 May. 2023.

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