Definition of paludicolous in English:

paludicolous

adjective

Botany Zoology
  • Inhabiting marshes; specifically of or belonging to the suborder Paludicola of triclad turbellarian worms. Also occasionally: relating to or designating marshland as a habitat.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Mayne (1808–1868). From paludi- + -colous, after scientific Latin paludicola.

Pronunciation

paludicolous

/ˌpaljʊˈdɪkələs/