How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"xero" is from "xeros" (dry) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "dry" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|This species has been reported as a xerophile.|
|Xerarch succession involves a site becoming drier over time.|