geophilic

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From geo- +‎ -philic.

AdjectiveEdit

geophilic ‎(comparative more geophilic, superlative most geophilic)

  1. (zoology) Spending all or a stage of the life cycle underground; exhibiting geophily.
  2. (botany) Fruiting and/or flowering at or below ground level; exhibiting geophily.

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