mesic


1me·sic

adjective \ˈme-zik, ˈmē-, -sik\

Definition of MESIC

:  characterized by, relating to, or requiring a moderate amount of moisture <a mesic habitat> <a mesic plant> — compare hydric, xeric

Origin of MESIC

mes- + -ic
First Known Use: 1926

2mesic

adjective

Definition of MESIC

:  of or relating to a meson

Origin of MESIC

meson + -ic
First Known Use: 1939

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