xeromorphic

adjective xe·ro·mor·phic
variants: less commonly

xeromorphal

\-fəl\ or

xeromorphous

\-fəs\

Definition of xeromorphic

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or being a xeromorph

  2. 2 [xer- + -morphic or morph- + -al or -morphous] :  of, relating to, or constituting climatic conditions favorable for the development of xerophilous vegetation

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Origin and Etymology of xeromorphic

xeromorph + -ic or -al or -ous


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