thermophile

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thermo- +‎ -phile

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thermophile (plural thermophiles)

  1. (biology) An organism that lives and thrives at relatively high temperatures; a form of extremophile; many are members of the Archaea.

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thermophile

  1. vocative masculine singular of thermophilus