Definitions for xerophilouszɪˈrɒf ə ləs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

xe•roph•i•louszɪˈrɒf ə ləs(adj.)

  1. (of an organism) adapted to a dry environment.

    Category: Ecology

Origin of xerophilous:

1860–65

xe•roph′i•ly(n.)

Wiktionary

  1. xerophilous(Adjective)

    Being able to thrive in dry weather.

    The cactus is very xerophilous.

  2. Origin: From the Greek ξηρός + φίλος

Webster Dictionary

  1. Xerophilous(adj)

    drought-loving; able withstand the absence or lack of moisture

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