lithodomous
adj. [Gr. lithos, stone; domos, house]
Living in or burrowing in rock.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • Lithodomous — Li*thod o*mous, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Like, or pertaining to, Lithodomus; lithophagous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lithodomous — living in burrows in rocks Stones and Rocks …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • lithodomous — li·thod·o·mous …   English syllables

  • lithodomous — lə̇ˈthädəməs adjective Etymology: Greek lithodomos mason + English ous : burrowing in rock …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stones and Rocks — All the words in this list incorporate the element lith , from the Greek lithos stone . Unfortunately, if you ve come looking for a list of different types of stone (a list that would easily run into the thousands) you should really consult a… …   Phrontistery dictionary

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