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from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having the character or some feature of a xerophyte; xerophilous; composed of xerophytes; conditioned favorably as to the production of xerophytes.

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  • adjective botany Of, pertaining to, or being a xerophyte.
  • noun xerophyte

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

  • adjective adapted to a xeric (or dry) environment

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