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2 [hahy-drik]
of, pertaining to, or adapted to a wet or moist environment.

1925–30; hydr-1 + -ic


a combining form of hydric1: hexahydric.
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hydric (ˈhaɪdrɪk)
1.  of or containing hydrogen
2.  containing or using moisture

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hydric hy·dric (hī'drĭk)
Of or relating to hydrogen in a chemical grouping, as in a molecule.

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hydric  [%PREMIUM_LINK%]     (hī'drĭk)  Pronunciation Key 
Relating or adapted to a wet but not flooded habitat. Cottonwoods, willows, and hemlocks are hydric plants. Compare mesic, xeric.

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Hydric hammocks can be dominated by hardwoods, pine-hardwoods and pine-cabbage palmettos.
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