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cal·ci·cole  audio  (kls-kl) KEY 

NOUN:
A plant that thrives in soil rich in lime.

ETYMOLOGY:
French : calci-, calcium (from Latin calx, calc-, lime; see calx) + -cole, -dwelling (from Latin -cola; see -colous)

OTHER FORMS:
cal·cico·lous  (-sk-ls) KEY (Adjective)


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