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megatherm

[meg-uh-thurm] /ˈmɛg əˌθɜrm/
noun
1.
a plant requiring a constant high temperature and abundant moisture for growth.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; mega- + therm
Related forms
megathermic, megathermal, adjective
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