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Adapted to a very dry or desert environment.
From Greek xero- (dry) + -philous (liking). Earliest documented use: 1863.
"'We need to focus on the landscaping without using water,' said Plambeck ... She wants to turn the Castaic School site into a xerophilous garden."
Bhavna Mistry; Garden May Go on Site; Daily News (Los Angeles, California); Dec 25, 1999.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent. -Horace Walpole, novelist and essayist (1717-1797)