xerothermic

[ zeer-uh-thur-mik ]
/ ˌzɪər əˈθɜr mɪk /

adjective

of or relating to the condition of being dry and hot: a xerothermic climate.
adapted to an environment that is dry and hot: a xerothermic organism.

Nearby words

  1. xeroradiograph,
  2. xeroradiography,
  3. xerosere,
  4. xerosis,
  5. xerostomia,
  6. xerotic,
  7. xerox,
  8. xerus,
  9. xerxes,
  10. xerxes i

Origin of xerothermic

First recorded in 1900–05; xero- + thermic

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