semiarid


semi·ar·id

adjective \-ˈa-rəd\

Definition of SEMIARID

:  characterized by light rainfall; especially :  having from about 10 to 20 inches (25 to 51 centimeters) of annual precipitation
semi·arid·i·ty \-ə-ˈri-də-tē, -a-ˈri-\ noun

First Known Use of SEMIARID

1880

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