adjective om·broph·i·lous \(ˈ)äm¦bräfələs\
variants: less commonly



Definition of ombrophilous

of a plant

  1. :  capable of withstanding or thriving in the presence of much rain


\ämˈbräfəlē\ noun, plural


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Origin and Etymology of ombrophilous

ombrophilous International Scientific Vocabulary ombro- + -philous; ombrophilic from ombrophilous + -ic

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to cast off or become cast off

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