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   The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition.  2000.
 
limicoline
 
SYLLABICATION:li·mic·o·line
PRONUNCIATION:  l-mk-ln, -ln
ADJECTIVE: Of or relating to shore birds, especially the plovers, sandpipers, and phalaropes.
ETYMOLOGY:From New Latin Lmicolae, former group name, from pl. of Late Latin lmicola, living in mud : Latin lmus, slime; see lei- in Appendix I + Latin -cola, inhabitant; see –colous.
 
 
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