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An organism that flourishes in a very dry environment.
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|Noun||1.||xerophile - plant adapted for life with a limited supply of water; compare hydrophyte and mesophyte|
agave, American aloe, century plant - tropical American plants with basal rosettes of fibrous sword-shaped leaves and flowers in tall spikes; some cultivated for ornament or for fiber
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