chalico-, chalic-

(Greek: gravel, pebbles, rubble)

In biology, thriving or dwelling on gravel slides.
In biology, thriving on gravel slides.
A plant inhabiting gravel slides.
1. A form of pneumoconiosis caused by prolonged inhalation of fine stone dust.
2. Pneumoconiosis caused by the inhalation of dust, occurring especially in stone cutters.
Any of various extinct ungulate mammals of the Eocene to Pleistocene epochs, having distinctive three-clawed, three-toed feet.

Chalicotheres (from Greek chalix, "gravel" plus therion, "beast") were a group of perissodactyl mammals that evolved in the mid Eocene around 40 million years ago from small, forest animals similar to the early horses.