ammophilous

adjective
am·​moph·​i·​lous | \ -ləs \

Definition of ammophilous

: living or growing in the sand or in dry sandy places ammophilous grasses

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First Known Use of ammophilous

1876, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ammophilous

amm- + -philous

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The first known use of ammophilous was in 1876

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“Ammophilous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ammophilous. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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