xeromorphic

[ zeer-uh-mawr-fik ]
/ ˌzɪər əˈmɔr fɪk /

adjective

of or relating to structural adaptations of xerophytes that help them store water and withstand drought.

Related forms

xe·ro·morph, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for xeromorphic

xeromorphic

/ (ˌzɪərəˈmɔːfɪk) /

adjective

(of plants or plant parts) having characteristics that serve as protection against excessive loss of water
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