from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Both dry and hot.
- adjective Adapted to or flourishing in an environment that is both dry and hot.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Dry and hot; arid and warm: describing a climatic condition similar to that of the steppes of southern Russia.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective Both
- adjective of an organism That flourishes in hot, dry conditions
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