xeromorphic

adjective
xe·​ro·​mor·​phic
variants: or less commonly xeromorphal \-​fəl \ or xeromorphous \-​fəs \

Definition of xeromorphic 

1 : of, relating to, or being a xeromorph

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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History and Etymology for xeromorphic

xeromorph + -ic or -al or -ous

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