xeromorphic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

xerophyte +‎ -morphic

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /zɪəɹəˈmɔɹfɪk/

Adjective[edit]

xeromorphic (comparative more xeromorphic, superlative most xeromorphic)

  1. (biology) of, relating to, or characteristic of the xerophytes, especially having the ability to store water in leaves and stems