hyperarid

adjective hy·per·ar·id \ ˌhī-pər-ˈa-rəd , -ˈer-əd \
variants: or hyper-arid

Definition of hyperarid

: extremely arid
  • hyperarid desert regions
  • hyperarid climates
  • …Antarctica's hyperarid, cold-desert conditions make it this planet's closest analogue to Mars …
  • —Jean Hennelly Keith

First Known Use of hyperarid

1960

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