megatherm

noun
mega·​therm | \ ˈmegəˌthərm \

Definition of megatherm

: a plant that requires great heat combined with very abundant moisture for its successful growth — compare mesotherm, microtherm

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Other Words from megatherm

megathermal \ ¦⸗⸗¦thərməl \ or megathermic \ -​mik \ adjective

History and Etymology for megatherm

International Scientific Vocabulary mega- + -therm

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“Megatherm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/megatherm. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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