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eremophyte

[er-uh-moh-fahyt, ih-ree-muh-]
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noun Botany.
  1. a plant that grows in desert conditions.

Origin of eremophyte

< New Latin eremo- (combining form representing Greek érēmos solitary, empty; see hermit) + -phyte
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