Xerophilous meaning

zĭ-rŏf'ə-ləs
Flourishing in a very dry environment.
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Capable of thriving in a hot, dry climate, as certain plants and animals.
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Flourishing in a very dry environment.
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Being able to thrive in dry weather.

The cactus is very xerophilous.

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Origin of xerophilous

  • From the Greek ξηρός (ksÄ“ros, “parched") + φίλος (philos, “beloved")
    From Wiktionary