xerothermic

xerothermic

[zeer-uh-thur-mik]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the condition of being dry and hot: a xerothermic climate.
2.
adapted to an environment that is dry and hot: a xerothermic organism.

Origin:
1900–05; xero- + thermic

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