xeriscaping

or xe·ri·scape

[ zeer-i-skey-ping or zeer-i-skeyp ]
/ ˈzɪər ɪˌskeɪ pɪŋ or ˈzɪər ɪˌskeɪp /

noun

environmental design of residential and park land using various methods for minimizing the need for water use.

Nearby words

  1. xeranthemum,
  2. xerarch,
  3. xerasia,
  4. xeres,
  5. xeric,
  6. xero-,
  7. xerochilia,
  8. xeroderma,
  9. xeroderma pigmentosum,
  10. xerographic

Origin of xeriscaping

1980–85; xer(ic) + (land)scaping

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