calcicole


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cal·ci·cole

 (kăl′sĭ-kōl′)
n.
A plant that thrives in soil rich in lime.

[French : calci-, calcium (from Latin calx, calc-, lime; see calx) + -cole, -dwelling (from Latin -cola; see -colous).]

cal·cic′o·lous (-sĭk′ə-ləs) adj.

calcicole

(ˈkælsɪˌkəʊl)
n
(Botany) any plant that thrives in lime-rich soils
[C20: from calci- + -cole, from Latin colere to dwell]
calcicolous adj

cal•ci•cole

(ˈkæl sɪˌkoʊl)

n.
any plant capable of thriving in calcareous soil.
[1880–85; back formation from calcicolous growing in limy earth. See calci-, -colous]
cal•cic′o•lous (-ˈsɪk ə ləs) adj.
Translations

calcicole

[ˈkælsɪˌkəʊl] Ncalcícola f