[ hăl′ə-fĭl ]
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An organism, especially a microorganism, that requires a high concentration of salt in its environment for optimal growth.
ARE YOU A TRUE BLUE CHAMPION OF THESE "BLUE" SYNONYMS?
We could talk until we're blue in the face about this quiz on words for the color "blue," but we think you should take the quiz and find out if you're a whiz at these colorful terms.
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Which of the following words describes “sky blue”?
Other words from halophilhal′o•phil′ic (-fĭl′ĭk) adj.
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