Sphagnicolous Sphag*nic"o*lous, a. [Sphagnum + L. colere to inhabit.] (Bot.) Growing in moss of the genus {Sphagnum}. [1913 Webster]

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  • sphagnicolous — (ˈ)sfag|nikələs adjective Etymology: sphagnum + i + colous : inhabiting or growing in sphagnum sphagnicolous rotifers * * * sphagnicˈolous adjective (L colere to inhabit) living in peat moss • • • Main Entry: ↑sphagnum …   Useful english dictionary

  • sphagnicolous — sphag·nic·o·lous …   English syllables

  • sphagnicole — ˈsfagnə̇ˌkōl noun ( s) Etymology: back formation from sphagnicolous : a sphagnicolous organism …   Useful english dictionary

  • sphagnum —   n. (pl. na) peat or bog moss.    ♦ sphagnicolous, a. growing in this.    ♦ sphagnology, n. study of this.    ♦ sphagnous, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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