variants or less commonly xeromorphal
or xeromorphous
: of, relating to, or being a xeromorph
[xer- + -morphic or morph- + -al or -morphous] : of, relating to, or constituting climatic conditions favorable for the development of xerophilous vegetation

Word History


xeromorph + -ic or -al or -ous

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“Xeromorphic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/xeromorphic. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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