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xer·o·phyte

 (zîr′ə-fīt′)
n.
A plant adapted to surviving with little water.

xer′o·phyt′ic (-fĭt′ĭk) adj.
xer′o·phyt′i·cal·ly adv.
xer′o·phyt′ism (-fī′tĭz-əm, -fī-tĭz′-) n.
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Adj.1.xerophytic - adapted to a xeric (or dry) environmentxerophytic - adapted to a xeric (or dry) environment; "cacti are xerophytic plants"; "xerophytic adaptations"
xeric - being deficient in moisture; "deserts provide xeric environments"