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hy·dric

 (hī′drĭk)
adj.
Of, characterized by, or adapted to an extremely moist habitat.
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hydric

(ˈhaɪdrɪk)
adj
1. (Elements & Compounds) of or containing hydrogen
2. (Chemistry) containing or using moisture
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hy•dric1

(ˈhaɪ drɪk)

adj.
pertaining to or containing hydrogen.
[1850–55; hydr-2 + -ic]

hy•dric2

(ˈhaɪ drɪk)

adj.
of, pertaining to, or adapted to a wet or moist environment.
[1925–30; hydr-1 + -ic]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hydric - having or characterized by excessive moisture; "a hydric habitat"
mesic - having or characterized by moderate or a well-balanced supply of moisture; "mesic habitats"
xeric - being deficient in moisture; "deserts provide xeric environments"
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