ammophilous


ammophilous
sand-loving; preferring to dwell in sand

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • ammophilous — ləs adjective Etymology: amm + philous : living or growing in the sand or in dry sandy places ammophilous grasses * * * /euh mof euh leuhs/, adj. Biol. living or growing in sand. [1875 80; < Gk ámmo(s) sand + PHILOUS] * * * ammophilous /a… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • ammophilous — /euh mof euh leuhs/, adj. Biol. living or growing in sand. [1875 80; < Gk ámmo(s) sand + PHILOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • ammophilous — am·moph·i·lous …   English syllables

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  • αμμόφιλος — (ammophila). Γένος υμενοπτέρων εντόμων της οικογένειας των σφηκιδών. Ζουν σε όλες τις περιοχές της Ευρώπης. Το σώμα τους είναι λεπτό και μακρουλό, με σκούρο κόκκινο χρώμα. Έχουν μακριά σαγόνια με το κάτω χείλος να προεξέχει. Ο κοιλιακός τους… …   Dictionary of Greek

  • Love and Attraction — While this list might seem a bit risqué judging from its title, it s not as bad (or good) as you might think. Each of these 114 weird words contains the word element phil , from ancient Greek phileein to love, and so a philia is a special love,… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • amm- — combining form or ammo Etymology: ammo , from Greek, from ammos sand more at sand : sand ammophilous …   Useful english dictionary


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