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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tubi- + -colous

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