psammophile

noun psam·mo·phile \ˈsaməˌfīl\

Definition of psammophile

plural

-s

  1. :  an organism that prefers or thrives in sandy soils or areas

psammophilous

\(ˈ)sa¦mäfələs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of psammophile

International Scientific Vocabulary psamm- + -phile


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