xerothermic

adjective
xe·​ro·​ther·​mic | \ ˌzir-ə-ˈthər-mik How to pronounce xerothermic (audio) \

Definition of xerothermic

1 : characterized by heat and dryness
2 : adapted to or thriving in a hot dry environment

First Known Use of xerothermic

1904, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Xerothermic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/xerothermic. Accessed 3 Jul. 2020.

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