calcivorous

feeding on or living in limestone

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Calcivorous — Cal*civ o*rous, a. [L. calx lime + vorare to devour.] Eroding, or eating into, limestone. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • calcivorous —   a. applied to plants thriving on limestone …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Feeding and Eating — Like many people, I enjoy eating perhaps too much so. This list of 113 words describes different things one could eat, although a human would have to be pretty desperate to eat lice or limestone. Then again, I ve eaten at McDonald s hundreds of… …   Phrontistery dictionary

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