selenophile

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

seleno- +‎ -phile

Noun[edit]

selenophile (plural selenophiles)

  1. Any plant that tends to absorb selenium.
    • 2001, Robert Alan Lewis, CRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (page 150)
      The poisonvetches are obligate selenophiles and the selenium content accounts for their chief toxic effects.
  2. A person who is fond of the Moon.