limicolous


limicolous
adj. [L. limus, mud; colus, dwelling in]
Living in mud or shore dwelling.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • limicolous — [lī mik′ələs] adj. [< L limicola (see LIMICOLINE) + OUS] living in mud …   English World dictionary

  • limicolous — living in mud …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • limicolous — /luy mik euh leuhs/, adj. dwelling in mud or muddy regions. [1885 90; < LL limicol(a) mud dweller + OUS; see LIME1, COLOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • limicolous — li·mic·o·lous …   English syllables

  • limicolous — Living in mud or slime …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • limicolous — /laɪˈmɪkələs/ (say luy mikuhluhs) adjective living in mud or muddy regions …   Australian English dictionary

  • limicolous —   a. living in mud.    ♦ limicoline, a. living on shore; pertaining to wading birds …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • limicolous — (ˈ)lī|mikələs adjective Etymology: limi (from Late Latin, from Latin limus mud) + colous : living in mud …   Useful english dictionary

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