ericeticolous
adj. [Gr. erike, heath; L. colere, to inhabit]
Inhabiting a heath or similar environment.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • ericeticolous — /er euh si tik euh leuhs/, adj. requiring a heath or heathlike habitat. [ < L *ericet(um) place where heath grows (deriv. of erica heath; see ERICA) + I + COLOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • ericeticolous — er·i·ce·tic·o·lous …   English syllables

  • ericeticolous — |erəsə|tikələs adjective Etymology: New Latin ericetum + English i + colous : inhabiting a heath or similar habitat * * * /er euh si tik euh leuhs/, adj. requiring a heath or heathlike habitat. [ < L *ericet(um) place where heath grows (deriv …   Useful english dictionary

  • ericaceous —   a. pertaining to or like heath plant; belonging to the heath family of plants.    ♦ ericetal, a. composed of heath plants.    ♦ ericeticolous, a. living on heaths.    ♦ ericineous, a. ericaceous.    ♦ ericoid, a. like a heath plant.    ♦… …   Dictionary of difficult words

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