rock-inhabiting


rock-inhabiting
adjective
of ferns and lichens that grow on rocks
Similar to: ↑inhabited

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  • rock wren — noun 1. short tailed bird resembling a wren • Syn: ↑Xenicus gilviventris • Hypernyms: ↑New Zealand wren • Member Holonyms: ↑Xenicus, ↑genus Xenicus 2. wren inhabiting badlands and mesa country of western United States and Mex …   Useful english dictionary

  • rock bass — noun 1. game and food fish of upper Mississippi and Great Lakes • Syn: ↑rock sunfish, ↑Ambloplites rupestris • Hypernyms: ↑sunfish, ↑centrarchid • Member Holonyms: ↑Ambloplites, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • rock grouse — Sand Sand, n. [AS. sand; akin to D. zand, G. sand, OHG. sant, Icel. sandr, Dan. & Sw. sand, Gr. ?.] 1. Fine particles of stone, esp. of siliceous stone, but not reduced to dust; comminuted stone in the form of loose grains, which are not coherent …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rock pigeon — Sand Sand, n. [AS. sand; akin to D. zand, G. sand, OHG. sant, Icel. sandr, Dan. & Sw. sand, Gr. ?.] 1. Fine particles of stone, esp. of siliceous stone, but not reduced to dust; comminuted stone in the form of loose grains, which are not coherent …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rock cod — /ˈrɒk kɒd/ (say rok kod) noun (plural rock cod or rock cods) 1. a common marine fish, Physiculus barbatus, of southern Australian waters. 2. any of a number of fishes of various families, usually distinctively coloured or marked, inhabiting rocky …   Australian English dictionary

  • rock pipit — noun : a European pipit (Anthus spinoletta petrosus) that frequents rocky shores called also rock lark * * * rock pipit noun A pipit inhabiting rocky coasts • • • Main Entry: ↑rock …   Useful english dictionary

  • rock bass — Cabrilla Ca*bril la, n. [Sp., prawn.] (Zo[ o]l) A name applied to various species of edible fishes of the genus {Serranus}, and related genera, inhabiting the Meditarranean, the coast of California, etc. In California, some of them are also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rock crab — noun crab of eastern coast of North America • Syn: ↑Cancer irroratus • Hypernyms: ↑crab • Member Holonyms: ↑Cancer, ↑genus Cancer * * * noun : any of several crabs inhabiting rocky shores …   Useful english dictionary

  • rock hind — noun found around rocky coasts or on reefs • Syn: ↑Epinephelus adscensionis • Hypernyms: ↑hind • Member Holonyms: ↑Epinephelus, ↑genus Epinephelus * * * noun : any of various …   Useful english dictionary

  • rock squirrel — noun large grey ground squirrel of rocky areas of the southwestern United States • Syn: ↑Citellus variegatus • Hypernyms: ↑ground squirrel, ↑gopher, ↑spermophile * * * noun 1. : a large ground squirrel (Citellus variegatus gramm …   Useful english dictionary


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