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Origin of xeric
OTHER WORDS FROM xericxe·ri·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use xeric in a sentence
These are woodland, grassland, limnic, and xeric scrub plant formations.The Breeding Birds of Kansas|Richard F. Johnston
Both species live under xeric or near-xeric conditions, for the climate of Mesa Verde is semi-arid.
On the Gulf lowlands its distribution seems to be limited to xeric coastal habitats.A Distributional Study of the Amphibians of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Mexico|William E. Duellman
Trees, and other vegetation in general, are somewhat more xeric in aspect than are those in Skink Woods.
Xeric conditions surrounding some of the higher mountains are barriers to movement of some species.Birds from Coahuila, Mexico|Emil K. Urban