eremophyte

[ er-uh-moh-fahyt, ih-ree-muh- ]
/ ˈɛr ə moʊˌfaɪt, ɪˈri mə- /

noun Botany.

a plant that grows in desert conditions.

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Origin of eremophyte

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

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