What does xerophilous mean?

Definitions for xerophilouszɪˈrɒf ə ləs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word xerophilous.


  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

  2. Origin: [Gr. xhro`s dry + to love.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Xerophilous

    zē-rof′i-lus, adj. (bot.) loving dryness.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of xerophilous in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of xerophilous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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