xerarch

xerarch

[zeer-ahrk]
adjective Ecology.
(of a sere) originating in a dry habitat.

Origin:
1935–40; xer- + -arch

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xerarch (ˈzɪərɑːk)
 
adj
ecology (of a sere) having its origin in a dry habitat
 
[from xer(o)- + Greek arkhē a beginning, from arkhein to begin]

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