Definitions for xericˈzɪər ɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

xe•ricˈzɪər ɪk(adj.)

  1. of, pertaining to, or adapted to a dry environment.

    Category: Ecology

Origin of xeric:

1926; < Gk xēr(ós) dry + -ic

xe′ri•cal•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. xeric(adj)

    being deficient in moisture

    "deserts provide xeric environments"

Wiktionary

  1. xeric(Adjective)

    Said of an environment or habitat that is extremely dry, lacking humidity and water.

  2. xeric(Adjective)

    Said of an organism adapted to live in a very dry habitat.

  3. Origin: From ξηρός.

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