hygrophilous

adjective
hy·​groph·​i·​lous | \ hī-ˈgrä-fə-ləs How to pronounce hygrophilous (audio) \

Definition of hygrophilous

: living or growing in moist places

First Known Use of hygrophilous

1863, in the meaning defined above

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“Hygrophilous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hygrophilous. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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