hy·​dric | \ ˈhī-drik How to pronounce hydric (audio) \

Definition of hydric

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: characterized by, relating to, or requiring an abundance of moisture a hydric habitat a hydric plant — compare mesic, xeric

Definition of -hydric (Entry 2 of 2)

: containing acid hydrogen monohydric

Examples of hydric in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective Take the left fork to be immersed into a hydric hammock environment with oak trees and sabal palms lining the way. Patrick Connolly, orlandosentinel.com, "Florida Fresh Air: Black Bear Wilderness Area supplies scenic, strenuous hike," 26 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of hydric


1926, in the meaning defined above

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“Hydric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hydric. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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