Definition of paludicole in English:

paludicole

adjective

Botany Zoology
  • Inhabiting marshes; = paludicolous.

noun

Botany Zoology
  • A paludicole animal; specifically a triclad turbellarian worm of the suborder Paludicola. rare.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Elliott Coues (1842–1889), naturalist and historian. From paludi- + -cole, after French paludicole or scientific Latin paludicolus.

Pronunciation

paludicole

/pəˈl(j)uːdɪkəʊl/