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semiarid

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adjective semi·ar·id \-ˈa-rəd\

Definition of semiarid

  1. :  characterized by light rainfall; especially :  having from about 10 to 20 inches (25 to 51 centimeters) of annual precipitation

semiaridity

play \-ə-ˈri-də-tē, -a-ˈri-\ noun


1880

First Known Use of semiarid

1880


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