halophile

noun hal·o·phile \ ˈha-lə-ˌfī(-ə)l \

Definition of halophile

: an organism that flourishes in a salty environment

halophilic

play \ˌha-lə-ˈfi-lik\ adjective

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halophile

noun halo·phile \ ˈhal-ə-ˌfīl \

medical Definition of halophile

: an organism that flourishes in a salty environment

halophilic

play \ˌhal-ə-ˈfil-ik\ adjective

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