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xerocole (verb), xerocoles; xerocoled; xerocoling: desert
1. Adapting to living in the desert: "The main challenges to xerocoling is that animals must be able to survive with minimal amounts of water and be able to endure extreme heat."

"Some creatures are so adept at xerocoling moisture, or obtaining it from food, that it isn't necessary for them to drink anything."

2. Moving around in the desert: "In order to escape the desert heat, many creatures xerocole mostly at dawn and at night."
2. Etymology: from Greek xeros, "dry"; and Latin colere,"to inhabit" or "to live".
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