Xeric vs Saline - What's the difference?

xeric | saline |


As an adjective xeric

is said of an environment or habitat that is extremely dry, lacking humidity and water.

As a noun saline is

salt pan (salt evaporation pond).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

xeric

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Said of an environment or habitat that is extremely dry, lacking humidity and water.
  • Said of an organism adapted to live in a very dry habitat.
  • English collateral adjectives

    saline

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Containing salt; salty.
  • Resembling salt.
  • a saline taste

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Water containing dissolved salt.
  • A salt spring; a place where salt water is collected in the earth.
  • Synonyms

    * saline solution

    Derived terms

    * normal saline

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