Associations to the word «Xerophytic»


XEROPHYTIC, adjective. (botany) Of, pertaining to, or being a xerophyte.
XEROPHYTIC, noun. Xerophyte

Dictionary definition

XEROPHYTIC, adjective. Adapted to a xeric (or dry) environment; "cacti are xerophytic plants"; "xerophytic adaptations".

Wise words

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Alexander Pope