Definition 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.

Origin

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

Pronunciation

limicolous

/lʌɪˈmɪk(ə)ləs//lʌɪˈmɪkələs/