gypsophilous

adjective
gyp·​soph·​i·​lous

Definition of gypsophilous

of a plant
: flourishing in or on a substratum rich in gypsum

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Other Words from gypsophilous

gypsophily \ ⸗ˈ⸗⸗lē \ noun, plural -es

History and Etymology for gypsophilous

gypso- (from gypsum) + -philous

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“Gypsophilous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gypsophilous. Accessed 25 May. 2020.

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