xeric

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ξηρός (ksēros, dry).

Adjective[edit]

xeric (comparative more xeric, superlative most xeric)

  1. Said of an environment or habitat that is extremely dry, lacking humidity and water.
  2. Said of an organism adapted to live in a very dry habitat.