edaphic

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adjective edaph·ic \i-ˈda-fik\

Definition of edaphic

  1. 1 :  of or relating to the soil

  2. 2 :  resulting from or influenced by the soil rather than the climate — compare climatic 2

edaphically

play \i-ˈda-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of edaphic

Greek edaphos bottom, ground


First Known Use: circa 1900

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