HyperDic: desert_plant

English > 1 sense of the expression desert plant:
NOUNplantdesert plant, xerophyte, xerophytic plant, xerophile, xerophilous plantplant adapted for life with a limited supply of water
English > desert plant: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningplant adapted for life with a limited supply of water; compare hydrophyte and mesophyte.
Synonymsxerophyte, xerophytic plant, xerophile, xerophilous plant
Narroweragave, century plant, American aloeTropical American plants with basal rosettes of fibrous sword-shaped leaves and flowers in tall spikes
Broadervascular plant, tracheophytegreen plant having a vascular system
Spanishplanta xerófila, xerófila, xerófito
Catalanplanta xeròfila, xeròfit

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