halophile

noun
hal·o·phile | \ˈha-lə-ˌfī(-ə)l \

Definition of halophile 

: an organism that flourishes in a salty environment

Other Words from halophile

halophilic \ˌha-lə-ˈfi-lik \ adjective

First Known Use of halophile

1923, in the meaning defined above

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halophile

noun
halo·phile | \ˈhal-ə-ˌfīl \

Medical Definition of halophile 

: an organism that flourishes in a salty environment

Other Words from halophile

halophilic \ˌhal-ə-ˈfil-ik \ adjective

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