hydric

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Etymology[edit]

hydro- +‎ -ic

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hydric (not comparable)

  1. Characterized by, or requiring, moisture.
  2. (forestry) Sufficiently wet to inhibit the survival of many species.
    • 1998, John C. Kricher, ‎National Audubon Society, ‎National Wildlife Federation, A Field Guide to Eastern Forests, North America
      Hydric environments, a form of extreme environment for trees, are often inhabited by relatively few species.
  3. (chemistry) Relating to hydrogen.
  4. (organic chemistry) Relating to alcohols.

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