Meaning of limicolous in English:

limicolous

adjective

Zoology
  • Mud-loving, mud-dwelling; inhabiting or frequenting mud or the shoreline; specifically designating a limicoline bird or worm. Compare limicole , limicoline .

Pronunciation

limicolous

/lʌɪˈmɪkələs/ /lʌɪˈmɪk(ə)ləs/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science. From post-classical Latin limicola + -ous, originally after scientific Latin Limicolae.