xerophilous

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xe·roph·i·lous

 (zĭ-rŏf′ə-ləs)
adj.
Flourishing in a very dry environment.

xe·roph′i·ly n.
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xerophilous

(zɪˈrɒfɪləs)
adj
(Biology) (of plants or animals) adapted for growing or living in dry surroundings
xerophile n
xeˈrophily n
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xe•roph•i•lous

(zɪˈrɒf ə ləs)

adj.
(of an organism) adapted to a dry environment.
[1860–65]
xe•roph′i•ly, n.
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