cryophile

noun
cry·​o·​phile | \ ˈkrīōˌfīl \
plural -s

Definition of cryophile

: a cryophilic microorganism

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First Known Use of cryophile

1970, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cryophile

cryo- + -phile, after cryophilic

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“Cryophile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cryophile. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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