Definition of Xerophyte

1. Noun. Plant adapted for life with a limited supply of water; compare hydrophyte and mesophyte.

Exact synonyms: Desert Plant, Xerophile, Xerophilous Plant, Xerophytic Plant
Specialized synonyms: Agave, American Aloe, Century Plant
Generic synonyms: Tracheophyte, Vascular Plant
Derivative terms: Xerophytic



Definition of Xerophyte

1. Noun. (botany) Any plant suited for life in a habitat where water is scarce, such as in a desert or chaparral. Such plants may be succulent, have small or reduced leaves, or spines. ¹

2. Noun. A desert plant ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Xerophyte

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Medical Definition of Xerophyte

1. A plant that survives or thrives in areas with very little moisture. (06 May 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Xerophyte

xerophagies
xerophagy
xerophile
xerophiles
xerophilic
xerophilies
xerophilous
xerophilous plant
xerophily
xerophobia
xerophthalmia
xerophthalmias
xerophthalmic
xerophthalmus
xerophthalmy
xerophyte (current term)
xerophytes
xerophytic
xerophytic plant
xerophytics
xerophytism
xerophytisms
xeropthalmia
xeropthalmias
xeroradiogram
xeroradiograms
xeroradiograph
xeroradiographs
xeroradiography
xeroseral

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