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xerothermic

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

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Origin of xerothermic

First recorded in 1900–05; xero- + thermic
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