Xeriscape Definition

zîrĭ-skāp
noun
A landscaping method that employs drought-resistant plants and special techniques to conserve water.
American Heritage

A kind of landscape design for arid regions, minimising the need for irrigation.

Wiktionary
verb

To landscape in a water-friendly manner.

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Other Word Forms of Xeriscape

Noun

Singular:
xeriscape
Plural:
xeriscapes

Origin of Xeriscape

  • From 1980s Xeriscape, a term coined (trademarked) by Denver Water. From xeric (“dry") + -scape (“type of space").

    From Wiktionary

  • xeri(c) (land)scape

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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