tubicolous

adjective tu·bic·o·lous \ -kələs \

Definition of tubicolous

1 or less commonly tubicole \ˈt(y)übəˌkōl\
[tubi- + -colous or -cole]
: living in a self-constructed tube
  • a tubicolous annelid
2
[New Latin Tubicolae + English -ous]
: spinning a tubular web
  • tubicolous spiders
3 or tubicolar \t(y)üˈbikələ(r)\
[New Latin Tubicola + English -ous or -ar]
: of or relating to the Tubicola or Tubicolae

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Origin and Etymology of tubicolous

tubi- + -colous


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