xerothermic

adjective

xe·​ro·​ther·​mic ˌzir-ə-ˈthər-mik How to pronounce xerothermic (audio)
1
: characterized by heat and dryness
2
: adapted to or thriving in a hot dry environment

Word History

First Known Use

1904, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of xerothermic was in 1904

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“Xerothermic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/xerothermic. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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