xerothermic

[ zeer-uh-thur-mik ]

adjective
  1. of or relating to the condition of being dry and hot: a xerothermic climate.

  2. adapted to an environment that is dry and hot: a xerothermic organism.

Origin of xerothermic

1
First recorded in 1900–05; xero- + thermic

Words Nearby xerothermic

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