xeric

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ξηρός (xērós, dry) +‎ -ic.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

xeric (comparative more xeric, superlative most xeric)

  1. (of an environment or habitat) Extremely dry, lacking humidity and water.
  2. (of an organism) Adapted to live in a very dry habitat.