Definition of saxicoline in English:

saxicoline

Syllabification: sax·ic·o·line
Pronunciation: /sakˈsikəˌlīn, -lin
 
/
(also saxicolous /-ˈsikələs/)

adjective

Origin

late 19th century: from modern Latin saxicolus (from saxum 'rock' + colere 'inhabit') + -ine1.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrə(ʊ)ˈgeɪʃ(ə)n
noun
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space