xerophilous

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adjective xe·roph·i·lous \zə-ˈrä-fə-ləs\

Definition of xerophilous

  1. :  thriving in or tolerant or characteristic of a xeric environment

1863

First Known Use of xerophilous

1863

Variants of xerophilous

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xerophile

play \ˈzir-ə-ˌfī(-ə)l\

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