Halophile definition

hălə-fīl
An organism that requires a saline environment.
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An organism living in a salty environment.
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An organism that requires a saline environment.
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(biology) An organism that lives and thrives in an environment of high salinity, often requiring such an environment; a form of extremophile.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
halophile
Plural:
halophiles

Origin of halophile

  • halo- +‎ -phile

    From Wiktionary