gypsophilous

adjective

gyp·​soph·​i·​lous
of a plant
: flourishing in or on a substratum rich in gypsum
gypsophily
⸗ˈ⸗⸗lē
noun
plural -es

Word History

Etymology

gypso- (from gypsum) + -philous

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“Gypsophilous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gypsophilous. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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