psammophile

noun psam·mo·phile \ ˈsaməˌfīl \

Definition of psammophile

plural -s
: 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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