Share this entry

Share this page


Syllabification: sax·a·tile
Pronunciation: /ˈsaksəˌtīl/

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of saxatile in English:


Living or growing on or among rocks.


mid 17th century: from French saxatile or Latin saxatilis, from saxum 'rock'.

Definition of saxatile in:

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day interfuse
Pronunciation: ɪntəˈfjuːz
join or mix (two or more things) together