halobiont


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hal·o·bi·ont

 (hăl′ō-bī′ŏnt)
n.
An organism that lives or grows in a saline environment.

halobiont

(ˌhæləʊˈbaɪɒnt)
n
(Biology) a plant or animal that lives in a salty environment such as the sea
[C20: from halo- + -biont from Greek bios life]
ˌhalobiˈontic adj