xero-


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xero-

or xer-
pref.
Dry; dryness: xeroderma.

[Greek xēro-, from xēros, dry.]

xero-

or before a vowel

xer-

combining form
indicating dryness: xeroderma.
[from Greek xēros dry]

xero-

a combining form meaning “dry”: xerophyte. Also, esp. before a vowel,xer-.
[comb. form of Greek xērós]