xerophilous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Greek ξηρός (ksēros, parched) + φίλος (philos, beloved)

Adjective[edit]

xerophilous (comparative more xerophilous, superlative most xerophilous)

  1. Being able to thrive in dry weather.
    The cactus is very xerophilous.