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Noun: xerophyte  'zeer-u,fIt or 'ze-ru,fIt
  1. Plant adapted for life with a limited supply of water; compare hydrophyte and mesophyte
    - desert plant, xerophytic plant, xerophile, xerophilous plant

Derived forms: xerophytes

Type of: tracheophyte, vascular plant

Encyclopedia: Xerophyte