Having (a specified number of) hydroxyl radicals or replaceable hydrogen atoms in the molecule.
Relating to, characterized by, or requiring considerable moisture.
Of or containing hydrogen.
Relating or adapted to a wet but not flooded habitat. Cottonwoods, willows, and hemlocks are hydric plants.
Origin of hydric
- see hydric
From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition
- hydro- + -ic