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adjective: Adapted to a very dry or desert environment.
From Greek xero- (dry) + -philic (liking). Earliest documented use: 1961.
“Hall went on in a delightful voice, ‘The cantrip is a tonic extract of a rare, xerophilic plant.’”
Christopher James Dubey; Assignment Yggdrasil; Andrews UK; 2014.
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