calciphilous etymology

English word calciphilous comes from English calci- (Of or pertaining to calcium or its compounds.), English -philous

Detailed word origin of calciphilous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
calci- English (eng) Of or pertaining to calcium or its compounds.
-philous English (eng) Having an affinity, attraction, preference or love of something.
calciphilous English (eng) (botany, of a plant) Suited to a calcareous soil.

Words with the same origin as calciphilous

Descendants of calci-
calciferous calciphobe calciphobous calciphylaxis calciphyte calcisol calcisponge calcitriol calcitropic calciturbidite calciturbiditic calciuresis calciuretic calciuria calcivorous
Descendants of -philous
aerophilous ammophilous anemophilous chiropterophilous dendrophilous entomophilous halophilous heliophilous homophilous hydrophilous hygrophilous malacophilous mesophilous myrmecophilous necrophilous ombrophilous ornithophilous petrophilous photophilous phytophilous psammophilous tropophilous xenophilous zoophilous