ammophilous

[ uh-mof-uh-luh s ]
/ əˈmɒf ə ləs /

adjective Biology.

living or growing in sand.

Nearby words

  1. ammonoid,
  2. ammonolysis,
  3. ammonolyze,
  4. ammons,
  5. ammons, a. r.,
  6. ammunition,
  7. amn,
  8. amn't,
  9. amne machin shan,
  10. amnesia

Origin of ammophilous

1875–80; < Greek ámmo(s) sand + -philous

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