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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.
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Adj.1.calcicolous - growing or living in soil rich in lime
calcifugous - growing or living in acid soil
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calcicolous

[kælˈsɪkələs] ADJcalcícola
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