Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An organism that flourishes in a very dry environment.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as xerophilous.

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  • noun Any xerophilic organism.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun plant adapted for life with a limited supply of water; compare hydrophyte and mesophyte

Etymologies

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xero- + -phile

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