[ hal-oh-bahy-ont, hey-loh- ]
/ ˌhæl oʊˈbaɪ ɒnt, ˌheɪ loʊ- /
an organism that thrives in a saline environment.
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British Dictionary definitions for halobiont
/ (ˌhæləʊˈbaɪɒnt) /
a plant or animal that lives in a salty environment such as the sea
Derived forms of halobionthalobiontic, adjective
Word Origin for halobiont
C20: from halo- + -biont from Greek bios life
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