halophile

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

halo- +‎ -phile

Noun[edit]

halophile (plural halophiles)

  1. (biology) an organism that lives and thrives in an environment of high salinity, often requiring such an environment; a form of extremophile

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Adjective[edit]

halophile

  1. vocative masculine singular of halophilus