Definition of saxatile in English:

saxatile

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

adjective

Living or growing on or among rocks.

Origin

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

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