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- adj. Capable of thriving in areas of heavy rainfall
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Loving rain; inviting the contact of rain: in phytogeography, said of plants or their parts, chiefly their foliage, or of the abstract character. Ombrophilous character is manifested by the fact that the leaves or other parts are wettable: opposed to ombrophobous.
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