megatherm

[meg-uh-thurm]

noun

a plant requiring a constant high temperature and abundant moisture for growth.

Nearby words

  1. megass,
  2. megastar,
  3. megastructure,
  4. megathere,
  5. megatherium,
  6. megaton,
  7. megatonic,
  8. megatonnage,
  9. megatrend,
  10. megavitamin

Origin of megatherm

First recorded in 1875–80; mega- + therm

Related formsmeg·a·ther·mic, meg·a·ther·mal, adjective

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